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

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How can I configure a Logitech M705 to use stepless scrolling?

I'm using a Logitech K750(keyboard) and M705(mouse) using the same (one!) unifying USB connector. I paired them with my mac, but use them on my desktop with Ubuntu 12.10. Works nice. Just a few ...
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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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How can I change the keyboard shortcuts for single line scrolling in the terminal?

To scroll a single line in gnome-terminal you have to press Ctrl-Shift-↑ or Ctrl-Shift-↓ in Ubuntu. In other distributions (e.g. Xubuntu) you only have to press Shift-↑ or Shift-↓ for the same ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Middle-click and drag doesn't trigger auto scrolling

I've just came from a Windows system (in fact, I'm dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Win7), and in my Firefox installation back then, when I pressed the middle mouse button (mouse wheel), it displayed a ...
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Two-Finger Scrolling in LXDE (Ubuntu 12.10)

I can't get two-finger scrolling to work in LXDE w/ Ubuntu 12.10. Here's a brief history. I upgraded my machine (an old Dell Inspiron 1200) from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 all in one fell ...
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How to fix GTK3 scrollbar behavior

I have removed the overlay scrollbars. How can I configure GTK3 scrollbar clicking behavior? GTK3 applications scrollbars behave strangely under Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. This also happens with Fedora ...
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Opera 12 browser extremely slow scrolling

I'm a recent Ubuntu convert from the Windows side and my preferred browser is Opera 12. The problem I've come across is that the mouse wheel scrolling is agonizingly slow on my system, both with ...
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Enable BOTH edge scrolling and two-finger scrolling for touchpad

On Ubuntu, I can choose between Edge scrolling, and Two-finger scrolling. But it's a radio button, so I have to choose between one and the other. But is there any way to enable them both at the same ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Firefox to Shift+Mouse Scroll (instead of Back/Forward)

On Ubuntu 13.10, with Chrome browser, gedit, Gimp etc. the Shift + Mouse Scroll == Horizontal scroll. With Firefox (26.0) it behaves as Back/Forward page, which is really annoying. How I can ...
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Evince, mouse wheel does not change pages (page up/page down behaviour)

My mouse wheel behaves very well only within evince I have the following trouble. When switching into uncontinous view mode, I cannot switch to previous page (mouse up) nor to next page (mouse down). ...
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Dell N5110 Touch pad Scroll bar not recognized in Ubuntu 12.0.4

I bought recently my Dell N 5110 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LST X 64 Bit along with Windows 7. The problem I am facing is my touch pad is not recognized in ubuntu and tried installing alps (as I ...
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Slow and laggy scrolling in Firefox with FGLRX installed

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11.1 My problem is that firefox scrolling is slow and laggy. I'll give you some more information: Firefox 23.0 my video card is an ATI HD6870 and I have the FGLRX ...
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Configure '50-synaptics.conf' for kinetic scrolling?

My laptop has a Synaptics touchpad with multi-touch support. Kinetic two-finger scrolling works fine on windows, how can I get it to work on ubuntu? I have already reversed the scrolling direction by ...
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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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How do I adjust the pointer speed and scrolling speed of a trackpad?

How can I increase the pointer speed and scrolling speed of Apple Trackpad beyond the max speed allowed in System Settings? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.01. Please see below the mouse and trackpad ...
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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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How to restore scroll wheel functionality in AbiWord?

Ever since I upgraded to Lubuntu 12.04 (from Lubuntu 11.10), the scroll wheel on my mouse has not worked in AbiWord for moving up and down in documents. The scroll wheel does still work in other ...
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How do I configure 'Natural Scrolling' with an Apple Magic Mouse?

Has anyone managed to make natural scrolling work on Ubuntu 12.10? And with make work I mean to find a setup working for all the applications and not something based on Xmodmap which seems to be ...
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Touchpad scrolling

Just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu. I wonder if it's possible to enable two fingers and edge scrolling, both??? I think I had this on Xubuntu. BTW, I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with Gnome 3 ...
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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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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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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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Where to find touchpad settings in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I upgraded to 13.10 yesterday and when I opened some website I found that the two-finger scrolling is off and I am back to edge scrolling. When I tried to fix it through the System Settings I couldn't ...
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Why is double-finger scrolling smooth in some applications but in others not so much?

On my System76 laptop, I've noticed that the double scroll works great in some applications, and not so great in others. For example, as far as web browsers go, the double finger scroll is smooth in ...
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What is the correct way to use the “scroll-event” signal (on an indicator) for Qt?

I am again at the same position, when I had the question What is the correct way to use g_signal_connect() in C++ for dynamic unity quicklists? There I was informed that the signature for my static ...
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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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How to set two finger scrolling and keep side scrolling as well (touchpad)

Gnome settings contains an option for enabling two-finger scrolling. This is a nice feature but I require side scrolling as well. Ideally, I would like to have enabled both options. Is that possible? ...
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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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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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imwheel bug, scrolling doesn't work in terminal

I'm using 'imwheel' on Ubuntu to increase scrolling speed of my mouse wheel. Here is the configuration file: ".*" None, Up, Up, 3 None, Down, Down, 3 While it works fine in ...
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Xorg High CPU When Redrawing

For about the past week or so, xorg has been going crazy whenever the screen updates, for example scrolling a webpage, or just moving a window around. I can hear the fan turn up, and there is a huge ...
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natural scolling doesn't work after i installed it on ubuntu12.04

I installed natural scrolling on Ubuntu 12.04. I even have that little icon on top! But nothing has changed! The screen still moves up as i move down! I don't use a mouse just two fingers with my ...
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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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How can I enable autoscrolling for other applications in Ubuntu?

Firefox and Chrome have a feature that when you click your middle button and move your mouse up or down from the initial position it will scroll, rather than having to spin the scroll wheel madly. Is ...
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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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Scrolling with two fingers doesn't keep activated

When I activate the scrolling with two fingers in the touchpad options and I close the window, the option comes back to Disabled. Have tried many answers and solutions, but none of these worked. My ...
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How do I get Firefox to scroll down when selecting content

How can I get Firefox to scroll down when I'm selecting more than one page of content? I see this is a bug that was fixed once, but re-emerged. See a partial solution below.
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How can I change Launcher scrolling behavior back?

I've just upgraded to 13.04. Now mouse scrolling on Launcher results not in moving through Launcher, but in application switching. Is there a way to change this behavior back, so I'll be able to ...
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Custom trackpad mapping doesn't work for all applications

I found out I could invert my trackpad scrolling, so as to work more like the OS X "natural scrolling", which I liked better. To do that, I run the following command on startup: xinput ...
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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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How can I reverse natural scrolling on Ubuntu 13.10?

I tried to change the .Xmodmap file as pointer = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 but natural scrolling was not changed.
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Question about GtkScrollbar class in custom themes

I very much like to use the Zukitwo theme as an alternative over the standard Ambiance theme, it is to my taste more easy on the eyes. However, the theme takes away the scrollbar arrows or ...
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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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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 ...