Issues with scrollbars, mouse scrollwheels, and touchpad gestures used for scrolling

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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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Make Overlay Scroll Bars always on?

I think the overlay scrollbars that come up in menus and the Nautilus file manager work really well, especially with my touchscreen (it doesn't allow gestures, rather bittersweet). I've found ways to ...
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Blocking windows switching via touchpad

Every time I scroll through a webpage, the windows switcher applications shows up. I have realized that the behaviour happens when I do horizontal move with my fingers instead of a vertical but it is ...
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Wacom stylus scrolling with eraser

I have thikpad x200 Tablet. Is this possible to use eraser for emulating mouse wheel? If it is possible can you pose any guide?
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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Toshibha tecra Z40 two-finger-scroll

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 on my new Toshiba Tecra Z40A, how to enable two-finger-scroll. Can you please help me.
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virtualbox, can't mouse scroll if 3D acceleration is enabled

I'm trying out Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time with virtual box in windows 8. I've noticed that when I enable 3D acceleration I'm no longer able to scroll with my mouse wheel. When I tried scrolling ...
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Touchpad scrolling unavailable

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my Lenovo-G50-30 laptop, replacing Windows 8. Systems settings --> Mouse & touchpad has no options beyond primary button, double-click and ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad E550 Touchpad

I have just received my new laptop, a: Lenovo Notebook ThinkPad E550 And have installed Ubuntu version: 14.04.1 LTS To my disappointment, it does not seem to be possible at all to scroll using the ...
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Fast scrolling does not work

When I hold middle mouse button in Windows I have fast scrolling down or up. How can I enable it in Chromium? Thanks
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Is there a tool for benchmarking scrolling speed of browser?

As the title asks, is there a tool for browser scrolling speed? I'm working on graphics and need a numbered performance of scrolling. I saw some mail threads regarding firefox-scrolling benchmark, ...
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Edge scrolling is working fine but two finger scrolling had stopped working?

After reinstalling xorg, my two finger scrolling of the touchpad stopped working though edge scrolling is working perfectly. I tried different solutions but none of them work. My original ...
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alternative to mousewheel

I am getting progressively worse hand pain from using the mousewheel. I have two questions: 1) How can I disable the mousewheel? I realize tape, glue, pointy spikes poking up could work, but is ...
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Automatic scrolling on touchpad

I just installed Lubuntu for the first time and am really pleased about the way it looks and feels. Everything works as it shoud except one thing. When I use the touchpad of my laptop, with 1 finger, ...
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Touchpad hardware buttons not working

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu and I have version 14.04 LTS installed. I checked the previous answers and forums but so far I've not been able to make this working! My issue is that the touchpad hardware ...
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Lenovo z510 Touchpad

I have installed UBUNTU 14.04 on lenovo z510 but I can't scroll from the touchpad and I can't find the option of scrolling with two fingers in the touchpad settings from ubuntu settings
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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How to stop my trackpad from driving me crazy?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, very frequently when I use two-finger scroll it switches between programs (alt+tab equivalent) and this is super annoying! How can I keep two-finger scroll but not have it ...
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Terminal paging and scrolling

My terminal is very flaky. Even as I write this the webpage will scroll up and down almost at random. The same goes for my terminal. I will try to type, and the terminal will start paging and ...
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Enable permanent vertical and horizontal scroll bars

I am facing a problem and it is in Ubuntu (14.04) permanent scroll bar is not there but it appears when you move the mouse pointer to right most side or bottom most side. But it is very difficult to ...
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Scroll up the page to previous input on terminal

Sometimes it would be convenient to be able to scroll back to the output of the previous command in the terminal, especially if the output is extremely long. Is there a way to do this? EDIT: Let me ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Natural scrolling with mouse on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out a way to get natural (reverse) scrolling to work with a mouse. I know Ubuntu has a "natural scrolling" preference under System Settings, however, that only applies to the ...
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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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Middle-button scrolling on Thinkpad W540

I just got a W540 today and found out the touchpad is different than the previous models. While the previous models have three actual keys (left, middle, right), the new model has no key and the ...
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Wrong zoom in/out behavior touchpad move

Scenario: Being in browser, I drag the touchpad using two fingers -> page scroll While the page is scrolling (my fingers are not on touchpad anymore), I press CTRL key. The page is zoomed in/out ...
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Java still dont recognize horizontal scroll (right click) 14.04

I am totally trackpoint fan, I use it all the time and have disablet my touchpad. Due to my study I work a lot with MATLAB, but MATLAB uses Java, and horizontal scroll does not be recognized by java ...
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Is there a command to scroll?

Other than using xdotool is there a way to scroll down by a set amount using a command. In other words, what is the scrolling command? I'm not looking for a keyboard shortcut, I want a command for ...
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device [duplicate]

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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Scrolling with a touchscreen 14.04

I am having trouble configuring the touchscreen on my Asus n550jv to scroll with one finger in web browsers, office applications, etc on Ubuntu 14.04. Oddly, scrolling works in the settings apps and a ...
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Packard Bell TS11HR touchpad scroll gesture doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PackardBell TS11HR. Scrolling by dragging right side bar on touchpad doesn't work while two-finger dragging does work. Is anything wrong with touchpad drivers? Is ...
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touchpad scroll area not working since upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Since my upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 the vertical and horizontal scrolling using my touchpad does not work. My laptop is an HP Pavilion DV6.
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how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling

I want to use this as this: Specifically, I'm trying to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when the middle button 2 of the clickpad is pressed. I've examined the xev output when ...
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How do I enable horizontal scroll on lubuntu desktop

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed with the Lubuntu desktop installed. On the Ubuntu desktop two finger horizontal scrolling works fine but when I log into my preferred lubuntu desktop two finger scrolling ...
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Upon system restart, dconf editor doesn't save changes

I can use the dconf-editor to change my touchpad settings to natural scrolling, but upon system restart the settings get reverted. (But not on sleep or hibernate.) When I open the editor, the option ...
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Nautilus uses natural scrolling, while everything else doesn't

I've chosen to use old-fashioned "reverse" scrolling, i.e., pulling downwards on your touchpad gets you further down in the document. This works everywhere in Ubuntu, except for in Nautilus and in the ...
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high xorg processor usage when scrolling or moveing windows after upgrading to 13.10

after upgrading to the version 13.10 in xubuntu, scrolling and moving windows becomes jagged and slow. When I look at system monitor I see that cpu usage rises for xorg, but only when I scroll, or ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...
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Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
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Scrolling in Firefox as in Nautilus

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop. Is it possible to make scrolling with touchpad behave the same way in firefox as it does in nautilus? If you don't know what I mean, it's the scrolling without ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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How can I disable scrolling between windows if my mouse is in the xfce panel?

My frustration is that after selecting a window button on my panel (Xubuntu 12.04), if I don't move my cursor away from the window buttons and begin scrolling (intending to scroll the content within ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working

I have a Dell 5720 (Inspiron 17R), with a distro based up on Ubuntu 12.04. My scrolling doesn't work. When I set it to scroll with two fingers, the setting backs to disabled when I open the window ...
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How can scrolling when the middle clickpad button is pressed be enabled?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga which is equipped with a clickpad. I want to enable scrolling using the middle clickpad button. So, I want to be able to scroll in, say, an editor by pressing and holding ...
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How to get Smooth Scrolling with Magic Mouse?

Smooth Scrolling with the laptop's touchpad works in almost every app (nautilus, software center, gedit..) but not with Apple's Magic Mouse. This mouse has touch surface and is just like a touchpad, ...
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How to enable natural scroll on two-finger scroll with command while normal scrolling for edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10?

After getting both scroll enabled in Ubuntu 13.10. From following method: enable both two finger scrolling and edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10 permanantly I want natural scrolling enabled for ...
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lost the vertical scroll function in touchpad after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10, my Laptop is a Sony SVE1512c6ew, scrolling worked perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04, doesnt work at all in 13.10 Runs Ubuntu 13.10 64bits (btw, tested it i ...
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Touchpad edge scrolling not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't use edge scrolling on my laptop's touchpad! Why is this happening?! A few hours back everything was fine in 13.04. Is this a bug? Any workarounds ...