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

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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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Not able to do multitouch gestures(except two finger scrolling) on touchpad

On the site: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch It says that unity supports 3 finger pinch to maximize/restore windows and many more gestures. I am not able to use these multi touch features. I can ...
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Delayed touchpad scroll event causes crazy zooming if top of the page is reached

I have been experiencing this issue for years and that is quite annoying :) If I scroll down using "two finger" touchpad gesture, the scroll itself takes effect immediately. But if I'm on the top of ...
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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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Scroll reverts to top or bottom of page after click

I'm having trouble with the scroll position on a website resetting after a click. If I scroll down (using a touchpad) on a webpage in Chrome to the middle of a page then middle click to open a link in ...
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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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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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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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Avoid automatic cursor hide

My cursor hides after a few seconds of not moving it. The problem is it also disables the scroll option, so it's very annoying when reading texts etc. Initially I thought it could be a consequence of ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for GNOME terminal in 14.04?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu, freshly installed 14.04 on Dell Inspiron laptop. I enabled 'two finger scrolling' and 'natural scrolling' from 'Mouse and Touchpad' settings. Natural scrolling with two-finger ...
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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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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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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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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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Scrollling deceleration like in OSX

Is it possible in Ubuntu with a touchpad 2-finger scrolling? I do not know how to explain this, but the feeling is like kicking with your foot on a skateboard: When you scroll down a long page - if ...
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two finger scroll gone after changing click functionality

So my touchpad click functionality did not work properly. It was somewhat (it's still acting a little funny) fixed now by another solution I found here Can't hold left button on touchpad and drag ...
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Touchpad scrolling doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 1410

I cannot scroll using my touchpad. I am using Acer Aspire 1410. I tried this but it doesn't work in my computer. Thanks in advance. This is lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 ...
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Since last update I have annoying problem with scrolling on touchpad 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ThinkPad T440s and since last Update (which was also the first after installing this version), I'm experiencing annoying "jump-to-up"s when I try to scroll with two ...
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How to change audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar

How to change the audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar? Now it's possible only by scrolling on the audio icon in that top bar. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. Thanks a lot.
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Continuous scrolling with mouse thumb buttons?

In windows I used X-Mouse Button Control to accomplish this, but I can't find a method of doing It in linux. My main mouse is a logitech m510 which has two thumb buttons on the side, which are ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Scrolling down with two finger always change window

Every time I try to just scroll down a page (like a web-page), the system open select another window to open, and I am redirected to that window. This is very annoying. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, xterm forces me to click the small up/down arrows twice to scroll one line up/down, can that be fixed?

The newer version of xterm has a strange behavior right now: When I have several pages of data and I want to scroll one line up or down, I like to use the small arrows at the top and bottom of the ...
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Cannot scroll downwards, cannot select and scroll downwards for all browsers, cannot scroll down dota

), I noticed i cannot select text and scroll down in any browser (not just chrome - from other Ubuntu questions) but scrolling up is fine. This same thing occurs during DOTA, where moving the mouse ...
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GTK (Xfce) touchpad smooth scrolling as in mousepad 0.4.0?

Recently installed Xubuntu 16 and surprised with so smooth scrolling in mousepad with touchpad, really love it. Is this possible make such everywhere? OR maybe - try to drag scrollbar - movement will ...
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horizontal scrolling not working in Google Chrome

After a Chrome update a while back side-scrolling with a track-pad doesn't work in Google Chrome. It only seems to work if I hold the shift key (but im still gesturing up & down with shift) . I ...
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The latest Firefox (46) loses scroll stability and functions 14.04.3

I have seen 'similar' questions but I already asked about this in Mozilla help and was told by a moderator that Firefox 46 requires GTK 3.04 or better. Um,.. hang on a mo, Ubuntu 14.04 runs Unity so ...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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Crazy Reverse Scrolling : synaptic touchpad

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad which is acting quite strange! When I enable "Reverse Scrolling Direction" and try to scroll, the screen fluctuates instead of scrolling. ...
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How do I introduce a scrolling threshold when using two finger scrolling?

I am using an Asus U57A laptop, no touchscreen. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My touchpad has an integrated tactile button with the surface of the touch area. Often, I move the cursor around with my ...
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How can I disable continuous scrolling in ubuntu touchpad?

In Trusty Tahr (14.04 LTS) when I use two-finger scrolling in everywhere, say chrome and it sensed the touch-pad for 1 second to go up or down for scrolling. The website continued the scrolling for ...
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Every time I open a new window, it scrolls for no reason

As it says on the title, my screen keeps scrolling on its own whenever I open a new window (and it keeps opening up the "Super" menu). It shows a red circle with white arrows in the middle every time ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 slow stepper scrolling in terminal

Upgrade to 15.10, the stepper scrolling in GNOME Terminal is unresponsive, requiring between 4 and 7 clicks to scroll one line. I use a theme with scrollbar steppers (the arrows either end of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...