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The fix for me for this (I had it for months) was pretty surreal and like most folks I didn't believe it until I did it: Some MS mice have a scrollwheel bug. Try unplugging the USB cable / dongle then plug back in. Also, I noticed that if you have the dongle plugged in to the computer and the mouse has an on-off mechanism then you can just turn ...


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Beforehand With the currently used input driver system it is not possible to change the scroll speed of your mouse, at least not without drawbacks. You are able to adjust the scroll speed for Qt-Applications using a KDE Settings but the only current way to change the scrolling in a generic fashion is by using imwheel which seems to be problematic in many ...


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I wanted to do this too, and I figure I most often want to do it in a web browser (where else do you really mouse-wheel scroll a great deal?) For Google Chrome One can no longer change the scroll amount with command line parameters. However, you can use this add-on extension: ...


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If it's only for web, you can change the scroll speed in FireFox: Edit menu > Preferences > Advanced tab > Browsing group: disable smooth scrolling Fine-tuning: Type enter about:config in the address bar Find and change mousewheel.withnokey.sysnumlines to FALSE Then change the mousewheel.withnokey.numlines from 1 to whatever you want. And a more ...


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OMG, all you have to do is unplug the mouse (mine was wireless), and then plug it back in to fix this issue. I was searching for a long time for this fix and even rebooted the machine to no avail. Maybe a full shutdown would have fixed the issue.


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// Edit As this gets some upvotes from time to time: I not use this anymore (out of laziness after reinstalls) and I now think this script the slider and stuff is too much overhead. Just thinking about using something like it again. Also people have pointed out issues with this over time. So as a minimalistic guy I would create the config myself. Its ...


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The behaviour you describe sounds like your terminal was stuck in the full screen "cursor addressing" mode used by tools like less and vi. The mode can become stuck if those programs do not exit cleanly. For instance, if you kill -9 them, or are running them through an ssh session that disconnects. You can exit this terminal mode by running the following ...


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Yes, this is possible. You just have to enter scrollback mode first. Simply press F7, and then use your mouse scroll wheel. Finally, press ESC to exit scrollback mode. It appears that some terminals won't allow you to scroll using your mouse still. For Gnome Terminal, untick the Scroll on keystroke option in the profile preferences (tab Scrolling).


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If you still have this problem, Try ALT + F12 In my case, this enables mouse scrolling on byobu


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For Ubuntu 12.10 I found that it it a little different for the Firefox work around. Open about:config (type it into the address bar) and search for: mousewheel.min_line_scroll_amount Then change the number associated with it. Mine was set to 5. I changed it to 60 and it works how I want it now.


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You're in luck! Just the other day I was trying to do this and found out how. Press Alt+F2 to bring up the "Run Application" Dialog Type in gconf-editor and then press Enter Go to apps -> gwd Double click on the mouse_wheel_action row Type in shade as the value. Press okay and voila!


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In dconf-editor you can edit the settings like this: Go to org/gnome/settings-daemon/peripherals/touchpad There you can select e.g. two finger scrolling instead of boarder scrolling, disable while typing, tap-to click and all the other nice usability-enhancing features. Maybe it's not as nice as gpointing-device-settings, but if they are not able to keep ...


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Wauzl, try to set value of the property «scroll-wheel-zoom» to false. gsettings set org.gnome.eog.view scroll-wheel-zoom false Also, you can list other EOG properties: gsettings list-recursively | grep -i eog


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The easiest thing to do is: Remove your existing Chrome icon from the Unity launcher Open the Unity Dash and make it non-maximized Type "chrome" Drag the Chrome icon to your desktop Right-click on the Chrome icon on your desktop and choose "Properties" Modify "Command" to insert --scroll-pixels=50 before %U and close the window Move the icon from your ...


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I'm horribly late to this, but I just finished writing a guide which could help you or anyone passing by. If you still have this problem, that is. The gist of it is that you need to get your touchpad's ID with the xinput list command, then the current scrolling distance with xinput list-props [touchpad-id] | grep "Scrolling distance". The output should be ...


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Did you try to open "System Settings" and click on "Mouse and Touchpad", then select the "Touchpad" tab and there select "Two Finger scrolling" and possibly "Enable horizontal schrolling"?


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Above solutions didn't work for me however... The fix for me for this (I had the problme for months!) was kinda surreal and like most folks I didn't believe it until I did it: Turns out some MS mice have a scrollwheel bug. Try unplugging the USB cable / dongle then plug back in. That's it! Now my mouse moves normally (one line at a time, not ...


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Use FireGestures extension. What you want is in "Advanced >> Wheel Gestures". It does exactly that. There is no need to point the mouse over the tabs.


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You can enable it during the current session using the xinput command. First of all, determine the ID of the device you want by running the xinput list command. The output should look something like the following: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave ...


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Disabling mouse integration in virtualbox solved this problem for me.


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The middle mouse button is mapped to paste the current X-selection, which is normally whatever text is selected. This happens because back in the early days of gui's there was disagreement about how copy/paste should work. Some wanted there to be an explicit command to move something into the copy buffer, others wanted whatever was selected to be moved in ...


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A simple way is to install alacarte, which is the old menu editor for Ubuntu. sudo apt-get install alacarte Simply run it, find the shortcut (Applications -> Internet -> Google Chrome), click Proprties, and add your argument to the command. *note, this will change the shortcut both in the dash and launcher, which may or may not be what you want.


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Store your current settings: synclient -l | sed 's/Parameter settings://;s/ //g' > ~/.synpadSettings Recover them: cat ~/.synpadSettings | xargs synclient I'm sure there's a good place to put these as shutdown and startup scripts for the your X session.


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Ive found out how to configure that. Open terminal window: xinput list find there yours mouse id number ↳ A4Tech PS/2+USB Mouse id=8 [slave pointer (2)] ive got ID=8 next: xinput list 8 You ll see there Button labels: Button Left Button Middle Button Right Button Wheel Up Button Wheel Down Button Horiz Wheel ...


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I'm wondering if you are talking about 'Autoscrolling' in Firefox here? I don't know how to get the feature system-wide, but if you are looking to enable middle click scrolling in Firefox, go to Edit/Preferences/Advanced/General and click Use autoscrolling. (Note that if you middle-click while hovering on a link, you will open that link in a new tab). If ...


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While true smooth per-pixel scrolling would not work that well with a mouse scroll wheel, having a smooth animation rather than a sudden jump of three lines would be nice. I don't know of any way to do that globally but in Firefox it is an option under Preferences->Advanced. For Chromium/Chrome it is currently enabled via a flag by going to chrome://flags. ...


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To provide a concise answer for Ubuntu 14.04 (combining the answers from @tvm and @redanimalwar with the comment from @aroll605), it seems the best option to actually increase the scroll wheel speed is to install imwheel $ sudo apt-get install imwheel then create the file ~/.imwheelrc containing ".*" None, Up, Button4, 3 None, Down, Button5, ...


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You're right about Alt-F12, for toggling mouse mode on and off. As for scrolling in the Byobu, you'd need to enter scrollback mode, using F7.


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The .desktop files you are looking for are stored in /usr/share/applications/ To change the mouse wheel speed open the .desktop file: sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop and then go the 'Desktop Entry' section and look for following line (mine is on line 108): Exec=/opt/google/chrome/google-chrome and change it to (you can use any ...



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