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Ctrl+scroll (and other keys+scroll actions) doesn't work in Firefox?

I've recently migrated to Firefox (currently 77.0b9 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 18.04) and I've noticed that Ctrl+Scroll doesn't work to change zoom level nor does any other <key>+Scroll action like ...
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How to disable the mouse scroll wheel by controlling the volume?

The scroll wheel on my mouse is controlling the volume of the system instead of controlling the scrolling of the pages. How to fix this?
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Scroll windows from the same program and show the desktop with GNOME [duplicate]

On my old ubuntu, I had Unity, and there was two options I'd like to find on GNOME: Being able to scroll with the mouse while the mouse is over an icon in the Ubuntu Dock on the left, to switch ...
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Middle-mouse click doesn't work in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I have been using Ubuntu for quite a while now from 16.10 to 20.04 LTS, I wonder why the middle-mouse click for scrolling pages doesn't work as it does in Windows, or if there is a setting that I can ...
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Microsoft Arc Mouse quits scrolling

As stated, my microsoft arc mouse stops scrolling after my laptop goes to sleep. If I forget the device in bluetooth settings and reconnect it, the scrolling works again until the computer goes to ...
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KDE mouse scrolling acceleration

Is there any settings regarding mouse scroll acceleration in KDE 5.67? (or if not , how to change it via X ?) I have problem scrolling in Dolphin and specially Okular PDF viewer. Thanks.
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Two finger scrolling stopped working suddenly

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Thinkpad T480, and two finger scrolling wasn't working at seemingly random times, and now it doesn't work at all. Could use some help troubleshooting.
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Switch windows using the mouse wheel

Since the upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04, I still use Firefox but I am unable to put the mouse over the Firefox icon and use the unpressed mouse wheel to scan through and open pages/tabs. ...
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Razer Deathadder Elite: configure central buttons

I need to use the two central buttons (the ones below the wheel) of the Razer Deathadder Elite mouse to scroll pages. By default, they are used to change the DPI. OpenRazer and Polychromatic do not ...
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When scrolling in App1, then alt-tab to App2, App2 jumps its scoll point in line with App1 scroll, and vice versa

I am on 18.04 and it has only recently started happening. When mouse scrolling in 1st app (e.g. 1.5 pages of scrolling). I then change to another app. As I then go to mouse scroll in the 2nd app, the ...
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Unable to change scroll speed with imwheel in Ubuntu 18.04.3

I'm trying to increase the scrolling speed using imwheel, I've followed the instructions in the 2 sources listed below but I see no change in the speed even after using big multipliers. imwheel seems ...
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How is libinput's ScrollMethod supposed to work?

I'm trying to configure libinput according to the official documentation: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/bionic/man4/libinput.4.html. However, when I set the ScrollMethod property to button with ...
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Scroll speed slows down after a long period

This has seemed to happen after I updated from Ubuntu 18.10 to 19.04, so I am not sure if it is because of the update or not. But the issue that I am having, is that if I leave my computer running ...
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How do I correct a stuck “scroll down” behavior in Zowie/BenQ EC-1A mouse?

I have a relatively new BenQ/Zowie EC1-A. Though I don't use it for gaming, this mouse has rave reviews on many Linux gaming sites. The odd thing is that once in a while (every few hours of use - ...
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Mouse Wheel not Working Suddenly - Ubuntu 18.04

I have a basic mouse connected to my computer running Ubuntu 18.04 via USB (it is a wired mouse). All of a sudden my mouse scrolling wheel stopped working. This is odd since it was working before, and ...
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll after update 18.04.3 (4.15.0-62-generic)

I've tried resetting GNOME settings, as I thought that was connected, but it had nothing to do with it. Tried xev tool, and no events were fired for mouse scrolling. Touchpad scrolling works fine. ...
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How do I ajust the “scroll speed” on the gnome terminal when using the mouse wheel?

Now when I scroll up or down by one tick, the text moves up and down by 5 lines, which is not what I want. How do I change that number to 1? Is it even possible?
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll after update

I have Ubuntu 18.04. Today in the morning I allowed the updates were installed and after system requested reboot mouse wheel doesn't scroll content up and down anymore. Touchpad still does but it's ...
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Is there a way to emulate scroll lock from the keyboard, preferably with xkb configuration?

Recently I have learned touch typing and I love how fast it can be. coupled with surfing keys and the command setxkb -option keypad:pointerkeys; I only need to use the mouse for scrolling. In a few ...
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udev script to change libinput settings for middle-button scrolling (answered with xorg file, better solution)

ubuntu 18.04.2 on a Thinkpad T480 I want to run a udev script when my mouse is connected. I am happy to assume that a user called tim has a Xsession running (I use kde plasma). objective is to ...
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Logitech MX Master 2S Configure Horizontal (Side) Scroll and Thumb Button Ubuntu 18.04

Any ideas on how to make the Logitech MX Master 2S mouse thumb button to show desktop and the horizontal scroll to be zoom in/out? Thanks a lot!!!
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Ubuntu 19.04, wireless mouse scroll wheel not functioning properly

I have wireless mouse - Logitech M560 After upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 scroll wheel stopped functioning properly. It's very slow, if I turn off and on mouse, it starts functioning normally, but after ...
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How to permanently increase the number of lines scrolled with the mouse wheel [duplicate]

I use kubuntu 18.04 and the biggest number of lines you can scroll by mouse wheel is 12. With big monitor resolutions and long folder lists (not my doing) I would like to increase the number of lines ...
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Two finger scroll stops working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have activated two finger scroll. It works fine but stops working after i suspend my pc. I am using a lenovo T440. My mouse settings are as follows. Does anybody have an ...
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How do I fix very slow scrolling USB wheel mouse (after waking from suspend) which started after upgrade to 19.04?

This morning before I upgraded when I rolled the scroll wheel any active program would scroll as long as the wheel was turning. After upgrade to 19.04 after waking from suspend (closing the laptop) ...
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How to disable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04 in terminal?

I am having a hard time finding an answer to this question for 18.04 LTS. I used the following to find a list of options to configure. gsettings list-keys org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad It ...
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Horizontal scroll doesn't work on Mouse

I have a mouse which has left and right scroll. The scroll works fine in 16.04 GNOME, but not working in 18.04 with GNOME. I've read these answers: Inverted Horizontal scrolling ubuntu 18.04 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/...