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I need help with my Logitech M510 mouse

I have a Logitech M510 and I cant use the scroll button, and I cant find the software for it. I have already gone to the web site to look for software for for Ubuntu.
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Remap mouse movement to mouse scrolling using xbindkeys

I'd like to remap the mouse movement (left/right/up/down) to scrolling commands (left/right/up/down) similar to this chrome extension. My idea is to remap the mouse movement when pressing the page-...
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How to disable gradual scrolling?

I'm not sure what it's called, but in recent versions of Xubuntu (I'm on 18.04, 64-bit), I've found that when I'm viewing a long page to scroll on if I don't scroll quickly to start with, or if I hold ...
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How do you get mouse wheel to scroll the page and not the cursor?

I apologize in advance if this has already been asked. I have searched for this solution for a couple hours now and could not find what I'm looking for. I am primarily a Windows user. In Windows, if ...
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Need help with broken mouse3 button

I'm a fresh ubuntu user and I have a problem with my mouse. Generally mouse3 button is broken and usually makes double or triple click and this is very annoying. On Widows I resolve that by install ...
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Ubuntu 18.04LTS - mouse scroll is just wrong

I can't believe I've spent almost 2 hours looking for an answer to work for me - but I couln't find oune. I know this has been asked before numerous times - but no solution seems to work for my mouse (...
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Why is there nothing related to scrolling speed in xinput for Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500

Before I go randomly installing any additional software, I'd like to understand how xinput works and why there's nothing related to scrolling speed for my mouse. Could you please enlighten me? ...
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Touchpad Scrolling not working Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on VM-ware workstation 14 pro. HP 2000 2d29tu is my laptop and my touch-pad scrolling is not working. My touchpad is working, but only single touch left click and right click ...
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'gsettings' throws error while setting scroll wheel to switch between windows on Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity) to 18.04 (GNOME 3). I am trying to recover some Unity features I enjoy, such as switching between windows with just scrolling the mouse wheel over ...
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Scrolling with middle mouse button down

Just installed my first ever ubuntu distro and immedetially noticed that I cannot hold down the middle mouse button while moving the mouse up / down / sideways to scroll. How can I turn it on?
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Mouse scroll sometimes doesn't work in MS Word in wine

I have MS Office 2007 in wine 3.6 on Kubuntu 18.04. If I launch several Word documents, sometimes the mouse scroll stops working when switching to another document. Sometimes this issue can be solved ...
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How to map scroll wheel down and up to keyboard?

I am looking for a way to use scroll wheel on keyboard. It should work continuously (keeping pressing key should scroll more and more) I tried: 1 - xmodmap, but it didn't even work discretely. 2 - ...
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Dual booting: every time Windows boots, it increases the scrolling speed of the mouse on Ubuntu

My friend has Microsoft Wireless Desktop 850 with AES (PY9-00001) Ubuntu 18.04. The scrolling speed is too fast, but if he removes the USB dongle and plugs it in again, it fixes the problem. He's on ...
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Turn off scrollwheel clicks

My IDE does some weird things when I click/tap the scrollwheel. I still want to be able to use the scrollwheel for scrolling but I want to turn off the scrollwheel for tapping/clicking. How can I do ...
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Dell Latitude 5590 - How to scroll with central button

I have a Dell Latitude 5590 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed alongside Windows 10 in dual-boot. Inside Windows, I can scroll pages by holding the central button and moving the trackpoint. Inside Ubuntu, ...
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Scroll up/down stops working in Chrome Ubuntu 18.04

So I open a page, read some stuff and then suddenly scrolling with mouse wheel stops working, it's definitely a mouse problem because scrolling with keys up and down is working. After I reload the ...
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Reverse scrolling not working only for Mouse - Kubuntu 17.10 Plasma KDE 5.10.5

I am using libinput. The reverse scrolling is not working for my Logitech Mouse even though the checkbox is ticked under the Mouse Options. Mouse Settings $ xinput --list $ xinput list-props 11 ...
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How can I prevent my mouse from overscrolling in Ubuntu 16.04, after dual booting on Windows?

I have dual booted Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop. While the mouse properties remain the same when using Windows, every time I switch to Linux just a small turn of the wheel moves the ...
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Speeding up the mouse wheel in Ubuntu 18.04

I find I have to scroll a lot to move the text of my page compared to Windows where I can choose the speed of the mouse wheel. Does Ubuntu have a similar utility and if so how can I access it?
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mouse wheel scroll speed in Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome Virtualbox

I'm a newbie linux user, setting this box under virtual box as my development VM - I've noticed that my mouse wheel scroll is slow, I've been reading the forums that it wasn't possible in the past ...
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Using mouse button as part of a keyboard shortcut?

In Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity), I have a shortcut set to change workspaces by holding Super+MouseWheelUp or Super+MouseWheelDown. I'm trying to set up something similar on GNOME with Ubuntu 17.10. However, ...
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mouse not working in ubuntu 17.10

My wireless mouse scroll is not working in ubuntu 17.10. It is a Genius brand. I have tried several different solutions from community without getting any result.
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Natural scrolling for both touchpad and wireless mouse

I'd like to set the scroll wheel of my wireless mouse to follow the "natural" scrolling, i.e.: scroll up when rolling the wheel up and down when the wheel rolls down, so it follows the same setting ...
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Scroll the screen behind terminal

my terminal screen is translucent and suppose if i open chrome and then if i open terminal i can see what's written on chrome page while using the terminal window. This really helps me if i want to ...
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map mouse button to scrolling behaviour

I have a trackball with some extra buttons i'd like to use to auto-scroll (relieving strain from repetitive motion of the scrolling finger). I know the xev button numbers i want to use and how to map ...
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How to restart mouse stuck in scroll mode

My mouse cursor is stuck in scroll mode, and a left click functions like a right click, and it doesn't go back to normal until I restart. I've considered this solution: How to restart only missing/...
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Switching between windows with scroll wheel on Ubuntu Dock

I would like to switch between windows using the scroll wheel of the mouse over each app icon in Ubuntu dock, as we could do in Unity, but apparently this doesn't work in Ubuntu 17.10. Is there a way ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for a mouse in 16.04

I am trying to have my mouse scroll in reverse from what is ordinary. This is also known as "Natural Scrolling" like on a touchpad. On my Ubuntu 16.04, I have a Logitech MX Master. I have tried many ...
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No Natural Scrolling

Running Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 on a HP Laptop with touchpad. I am able to click by tapping the touchpad, right click by tapping it with two fingers. But scrolling direction does not change irrespective ...
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Scrolling lagging in all applications

I'm using Kubuntu 17.04, KDE Frameworks: 5.37.0., kernel 4.10.0-35-generic. All applications (Firefox, Yakuake, System Settings, Digikam, LibreOffice, Kate, NetBeans) are exhibiting strange pauses/...
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Ubuntu 17.04 - Apple Magic Mouse 2 Scrolling Not Working

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 (kernel: 4.10.0-35-generic) and the "touch" scrolling is not working on my Apple Magic Mouse 2 and never has been. I have been doing research and I can't find anything that ...
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Stop magnifying screen on wheelscroll

Is there a way to prevent wheel scroll from messing with screen ? I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 and Chromium and often what happens is that when I try to scroll down or up zooming is triggered and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Touch pad froze on restart - fixed it but scrolling is still not working

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty version. I installed APM Planner yesterday and upon restarting my computer, my touchpad stopped working. (frozen but buttons working) ...
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.profile xinput issue

On Ubuntu 16.04 lts my Logitech wireless mouse scroll speed is too high, so I intended to use the following row in the ~/.profile: xinput set-prop 9 'Evdev Scrolling Distance' 8 1 1 as suggested ...
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Mouse scroll up only work for 1 scroll and stop

I have weird situation where mouse scroll up only works for 1 scroll. Mouse scroll down works amazing. Anyone has experience such thing? I'm using Microsoft Mouse 4500 and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Thank ...
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How to fix microsoft mouse scrolling speed on ubuntu

In case someone gets the same problem as I just got. When switching from Windows to Ubuntu (in dual-boot) my Microsoft wireless mouse scroll wheel goes nuts! It's totally over-sensitive.
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Mouse Wheel doesn't work

My wireless Mircosoft Mouse Mouse Wheel gets not recognized by the System. I tried xev for checking if its just a setting-problem, but there happing nothing either... Clicking with it works, but ...
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logitech G900 Mouse autoscrolls

I bought a Logitech G900 mouse from which I'm very happy. On kubuntu 16.10 & 17.04 it somethimes does me like an autoscroll when the wheel is free (btn on the mouse to enable the scroll wheel with ...
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Can I increase the scrolling speed of Google Chrome without using any extensions?

There are several extensions for increasing the scrolling speed of Google Chrome such as SmoothScroll, Chromium Wheel Smooth Scroller and Gestures for Google Chrome™. But their performance does not ...
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How to enable natural scrolling with mouse in 17.04?

previously worked echo "pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12" > ~/.Xmodmap && xmodmap ~/.Xmodmap didn't work
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Reverse scroll wheel only works in some applications

I have successfully used this advice to reverse the mousewheel scrolling direction in select few applications (firefox, whatever pdf viewer, libreoffice) but not others (nemo, xterm, xed). I'm ...
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How to write a script and have it run on Ubuntu 16.04 boot

I have figured out how to use Terminal to change my Apple Magic Mouse settings to be how I like them. I am using the following lines of code. remove mouse module settings $ sudo rmmod hid_magicmouse ...
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Jumpy and wonky mouse wheel scroll ubuntu gnome 16.04 LTS

i have an XTECH XTM-510 mouse my problem is that the mouse wheel acts not only jumpy but wonky, like sometimes it wont scroll, and when i scroll down it would scroll up or scroll down and on the last ...
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Mouse wheel scrolling does not work in some windows under kde

After a recent upgrade, my mouse does not scroll anymore in most kde windows. I use a Logitech MX Master and the scroll events register without any problems in xinput test. Also scrolling works fine ...
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Unable to disable Horizontal Scrolling on Ubuntu 16.04.1

I just installed and updated a Ubuntu Xenial with Unity on Dell Vostro 14 3446 laptop. Earlier, I have used Ubuntu Trusty and Linux Mint 17 and 18 on this same laptop and the touchpad has never given ...
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Magic mouse not detected as magic mouse in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have magic mouse (last generation) from Apple. It pairs with my laptop without problem and it works with clicking, right click and movement. But it doesn't scroll. The xinput command output is this: ...
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Help with erratic mouse behaviour [closed]

on the verge of destroying my PC and living in the woods right now... I run a dual boot with windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. Recently my mouse has started to do weird things: When I hover over the ...
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16.10 upgrade - windows scroll in reverse direction

I just upgraded from Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 to 16.10 and the window scroll direction (mouse wheel) is reversed. Up is down and down is up. Wonder 1) is this a know issue and 2) is there a way to correct ...
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How to scroll up in ubuntu server terminal?

To scroll up and down (by mouse) I found this advise Go the terminal program, and make sure Edit/Profile Preferences/Scrolling/Scrollback/Unlimited is checked But window is as shown below: ...
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Imwheel script without GUI

Currently I have this script set to be initiated on startup: #!/bin/bash # Version 0.1 Tuesday, 07 May 2013 # Comments and complaints http://www.nicknorton.net # GUI for mouse wheel speed using ...