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

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Better driver for synaptics touchpads

Ubuntu is said to have a 'generic driver' - does this mean it is missing features? There are a few features I miss from my touchpad under windows. I will list some of them here: 1.) Circular ...
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Logitech G700 mouse scrollwheel is way too sensitive, how can I configure it?

I am trying to migrate my brother to use Ubuntu. However, his Logitech G700 mouse's scroll wheel is extremely sensitive. By sensitive, I mean that, due to the fact that it uses high-resolution ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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Option to disable Horizontal Scrolling missing in 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, the option to disable Horizontal scrolling is missing. I looked at the dconf-editor, and the property org-gnome-desktop-perifipherals-touchpad, and it does not have ...
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Screen turns off randomly, then turns on again only when I scroll

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an ASUS laptop. I've had it for about 1 year and a half. Lately I've noticed after many hours of use, my laptop screen will start randomly going black every few ...
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UX31E, synaptic touchpad, two finger scrolling, jumping around

I have some problem with my ASUS UX31E Synaptic touchpad (Ubuntu 14.04). Unlike many people are having problem getting all the functionalities, I have all them, including 2-finger scrolling, working. ...
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Firefox page on ubuntu 15.10 scrolling slow, but the same page runs Ok with Chrome

Everytime i open the page ''http://portal.pixelfederation.com/'' then click on Trainstation (that uses flash player) and waits the page load completely using Firefox Browser I notice the scrollbar bar ...
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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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Touchpad scroll not working after an update

I have updated ubuntu 14.04. Previously the touchpad scrolling worked but after updating, it doesn't work. I have tried several things but keep failing. Here's the screenshot I also have installed ...
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Scrolling barely works [Ubuntu 15.10]

I just switched from Windows 10, and scrolling is infuriating in Ubuntu. Simply put, scrolling barely works. I have to furiously scroll for almost an entire second and it only goes down one tick at ...
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How to remove the scroll limit fade?

When scrolling in any list of files or some other apps, when the bottom or top is reached, ubuntu displays some kind of "fade" effect like with scrolling in android noting the limit. How can this ...
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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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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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Does anyone know if a driver for “PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad in mouse emulation mode” exist in Ubuntu 15.04 for ASUS F555LJ?

My touchpad is working just fine but it doesnt really have the scrolling option. I would also like to have a driver to be able to do things like "disabling" and "enabling" it. I guess those options ...
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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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Two finger scrolling on asus Zenbook ux303ln

After installing ubuntu on this machine I cannot two-finger/side scroll is there a way of simply mending this? I have already tried the settings.
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Two fingers vertical scrolling on X1 Carbon 3rd generation

In my 3rd gen X1, two fingers scrolling works nice, but it also recognizes two fingers when one of them (left hand) is standing in the 'non physical' button, and the other one (right hand) tries to ...
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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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Why I can not scroll by my thinkpad usb keyboard's trackpoint after I upgrade Ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10

Just after I upgrade the ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10. I can not use my trackpoint + middle key to scroll web page. Actually it could move a little bit. How to fix it? Thanks a lot
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st generation - third finger makes 2-finger scrolling jump

To clarify, two finger scroll works, but when I touch the touchpad with a third finger, sometimes it will jump to a different position on the page, and jump back once i let go of the third finger. ...
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Is there anyway to enable system wide inverse scrolling?

Is there any way to enable inverse scrolling like on Mac OSX?
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Natural scrolling not working for horizontal scroll, how to fix this?

I've enabled natural scrolling via Ubuntu Tweak's miscellaneous options, but that doesn't seem to take effect for horizontal scroll; neither in web browsers, nor in nautilus or other native ...
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Inconsistent mouse and touchpad scroll behaviour across applications

The mouse/touchpad scrolling behaviour on ubuntu 15.04 appears to be inconsistent. Compared to the "Mouse and TouchPad" settings, the few applications I have tried group like this: same as setting: ...
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Enabling two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04

How to enable two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04 . The feature is seen enabled in dconf Editor, but it is not working. Also there is no option for scrolling in the mouse and touchpad settings. ...
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Ubuntu Text Ticker (Scrolling text)

Is there any application to display scrolling text on top of all windows in Ubuntu? Something like Tickr, but what I want is an application that can display my own text, something like appname "my ...
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Toshibia Satellite C640 automatically scrolls up or down according to its own mood

While reading a pdf file or a webpage or anything that had to be scrolled in order to read it and sometimes books which ran into 500-600 pages and while reading it. due to some error it generally ...
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my screen keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action

My screen (firefox, krusader, gedit, document viewer, libreoffice, etc) keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action Desktop motherboard EG45M-DS2H Intel® Core™2 Duo Graphics Intel® ...
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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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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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How do I enable natural scrolling for the mouse for all apps in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Natural scrolling (Google calls it Australian scrolling on ChromeOS) is reversing the vertical direction of the scroll wheel on the mouse, so that the direction matches the appropriate swipe gesture ...
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Scroll *one* line at a time in a web browser

If you read long texts with a web browser, it is easier for the eye to have something that guides them. One simple solution is to read at the bottom of the screen and scroll down one line after the ...
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Enable smooth scrolling for mouse wheel

12.04 has smooth scrolling enabled for touchpads with GTK. I was wondering if it could be enabled for mouse wheels too? If yes, how? If not, why not? Thanks.
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Endless scrolling in Steam game (Bastion)

Only in Ubuntu (14.04), I get endless scrolling in the menus of Bastion, which I am playing through steam. Any way to solve this? It is not a continuous problem, and was temporarily solved when I ...
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Touchpad - Two fingers scrolling

I have some problem to configure my touchpad, I have a toshiba satellite z30a1gt and ubuntu 14.04. On the settings -> mouse and touchpad i don't have a tab for touchpad. i have download all the ...
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Touchpad scrolling is not working in my laptop

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo B50-70 LAPTOP. But, scrolling in touchpad is not working.my laptop having Ps/2 Elantech touchpad id=12
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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Scrolling in Ubuntu goes both ways

If i try scrolling too fast in 14.04 it stops and goes the opposite direction. It's very annoying and it means I have to scroll extremely slowly. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Virtual Machine with a ...
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2 finger scrolling doesn't work

How can I make my touchpad scrolling down with 2 fingers? I've tried to enter in my settings and set 2 fingers enabled but I don't have that button: After that I've installed synaptic and used it ...
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Scroll function for Logitech Trackman

I've just switched from OSX to Ubuntu. I'm no geek. The link below is the closest answer I've found to how to make the scroll buttons function on my Trackman Marble (wired). But I don't know how to ...
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Two-finger scroll plus one-finger touch brings up annoying menu

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently upgraded to 14.04.2, and ever since, if I am scrolling using two fingers on the trackpad and I accidentally touch the trackpad with a third finger, a ...
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Any updates on disabling middle-click paste?

I'm using the middle mouse button on my ThinkPad with Ubuntu to scroll and I'm pasting a lot of text in my documents by accident which is very annoying and I often end up with messed up documents. I ...
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Two finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX303LN

I am using ASUS UX303 LN laptop, and ubuntu 14.04 Gnome is installed on it. I cant turn on two finger scrolling on it. Its not even shown in the settings. Can someone help ? I have tried these ...
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Trackpad scroll goes nuts

I've had Ubuntu of my laptop for about a week, and although the two-fingered scroll on my trackpad usually works fine, every now and then some widget flips out and thinks I'm scrolling when I just ...
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Enable smooth scrolling in fresh ubuntu 15.04

So, I've just reinstalled ubuntu on my Dell Latitude E7440 after messing up the previous install completely. Everything seems to work fine, except my much beloved smooth scrolling. Normally, I'd think ...
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Problems while scrolling: scrollbar jumps randomly(?)

I use ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. When I scroll vertically on a page the viewable area sometimes jumps to another part of the page. E.g. I scroll down on a website and the window jumps back 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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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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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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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 ...