Questions tagged [mouse-wheel]

The wheel in the middle of the mouse allowing for scrolling.

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How can I adjust the mouse wheel speed when changing workspaces?

Whenever I use the mouse wheel to change workspaces it goes to the bottom real fast, so I have to scroll carefully to get to the workspace that I need. Aside from that, the mouse wheel works fine for ...
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Ubuntu doesn't retain mouse wheel speed

I installed an app for mouse wheel speed. I set the speed for “3” for my own preference. But when I restart Ubuntu, the setting for the mouse wheel speed is back to “1” again. Ubuntu doesn’t seem to ...
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Mouse wheel not working in 20.04

A Logitech wireless mouse stopped working yesterday after a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04. I tried following the instructions for 18.04, substituting 20.04 for 18.04: sudo apt install --install-...
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toggle over tabs in terminal with mouse wheel in 20.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and I am unable to toggle between the tabs in the terminal with the mouse wheel, which was fine in 18.04. I can't find where this feature is enabled. Is it possible ...
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Re: LUBUNTU Disco Dingo - Is there an easy way to adjust volume with mouse-wheel

...especially when watching video through external monitor (i.e. some distance from laptop)? I realize there are a couple of answers for this but they are beyond me, a relative beginner. Is there a ...
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How to disable mouse wheel scrolling with xinput?

xinput says my mouse is id 11: $ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Scrolling input is unresponsive in Chrome and Chromium apps

I am running Kubuntu 19.04. I use a Logitech mouse that has a scroll wheel. The scroll wheel usually works fine, but occasionally when I'm scrolling a lot the scrolling will get "stuck" and stop ...
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XbindKey Ctrl+Alt+Mousewheel conflict with Ctrl+Mousewheel

I'm actually using XbindKey to create a shortcut with Ctrl+Alt+Mousewheel This working well until my mouse is over a software using Ctrl+Mousewheel to do something else, like Chrome (Zoom), ...
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Control volume using right click and wheel, like volumemouse and volume2

Ubuntu 18.04: Coming from Windows, I had these 2 apps I could use (volumemouse, volume2) to control the volume using this gesture: right click + wheel is there anything like that for ubuntu? Thanks
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Cannot set the scrolling direction of the mouse wheel in Ubuntu 19.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 19.04 a few weeks ago, I wish to change the scrolling direction of my 3-button wheel mouse. However, the "Mouse & Touchpad" menu is NOT showing an option to allow me to ...
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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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Mapping Left/Right side-buttons using xev

I'm trying to configure my mouse side-buttons to go back/forward on Firefox and Ubuntu. When i run xev | grep ', button' I get the same button code for both side-buttons and scroll. So I clicked ...
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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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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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Turn off middle mouse button in Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity

I am trying to figure out to turn off the function behind middle mouse button which inserts whatever text I have copied before into the document I click with that button. As the button of my mouse is ...
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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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How to disable mouse wheel paste? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 16.04 with the Unity desktop. The middle wheel of my mouse inserts text whenever I klick it. This is quite a disturbing feature, as the mouse I use has quite a fragile mouse wheel button, ...
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Mouse wheel side buttons not working

I am trying to get the side buttons of the wheel of my mouse (Logitech Bluetooth mouse V470) to work in Ubuntu 17.10. It used to work on Ubuntu 16.04 under imwheel (on another machine). This is my ...
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How do I adjust the mousewheel scroll speed on wayland on ubuntu 17.10

I have a logitech M500 mouse (M-U0007) and am running the default wayland (I think?) gnome desktop on 17.10. The scrollwheel speed is quite slow and I'd like to boost it a little. I found a few posts ...
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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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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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How do I find out the driver for my Wireless Mouse connected via USB

I have a problem with my mouse. It is not working well in the scroll wheel. Behaving very clumsy. I scroll up and it does it a bit but then it goes otherwise same the other way but in general it goes ...
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Wheel gestures in ubuntu?

This question is a particular case of this one. Is there any program that can assign the key combination CTRL+TAB to the gesture RIGHT-CLICK+Mouse-wheel-up/down? Explanation: I haven't managed to ...
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How to use both mouse buttons simultaneously as middle-click?

The wheel-button on my mouse appears to be malfunctioning, but the mouse itself, including the wheel, is still fine. Is there any possibility to assign the "middle-click"-function to something like ...
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How to change mouse wheel scroll speed per application

Is it possible to have different mouse wheel scroll speed based on application running on top (focused). Like slower scroll speed for guake for easy reading and higher for web browser to scroll ...
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How do I set up my mouse to double-click when clicking once?

There are lot of posts from annoyed people who get a double click when they do a single click. I’m the opposite. When I was using Windows, microsoft had a mouse feature where you could assign any ...
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Controlling mouse scroll with keyboard

Using xkb I've managed to control mouse buttons with the keyboard. I simply added these lines key <BAR> { [ Pointer_Button1 ] }; key <LEFT> { [ Pointer_Button2 ] }; key <RGHT> { [ ...
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Mouse Wheel Speed Problem

When the mouse wheel scrolls up or down very fastly, I can fix this problem by using "Pointing devices" software which takes part in Ubuntu Software Center. But this problem sometimes can again occur ...
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How to disable horizontal mouse wheel scrolling when mouse is over horizontal scrollbar

When I'm scrolling around code, I sometimes put my mouse over the horizontal scrollbar and then the mouse wheel scrolls horizontally which is not what I'm used to. More annoyingly, the two-finger ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox - Mouse scroll down too quickly causes a page up

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual environment on VirtualBox v.4.3.28 in Windows 7. The problem is, when I scroll down too quickly with the mouse wheel a page up triggers. If I scroll slowly it's ...
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Reverse scroll direction in plasma 5

Recently upgraded to kde plasma 5, I have noticed that reverse scrolling does not work on plasma 5 windows such as the control panel or application launcher while it works in other apps. Is there a ...
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Map 'close application' to mouse wheel click on XFCE panel

I like mousewheel clicking to close tab on firefox, great idea, and I'm now so used to it that I expect it to happen on XFCE panel applications. Which obviously it doesn't. Is there any way I can map ...
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Disable mouse move without disabling click and scroll?

Is it possible to disable mouse move without disabling click and scroll? I want to make mouse pointer freeze at a point but click and scroll using wheel should work.
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alternative to mousewheel

I am getting progressively worse hand pain from using the mousewheel. I have two questions: 1) How can I disable the mousewheel? I realize tape, glue, pointy spikes poking up could work, but is ...
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How to disable mouse scrolling in Ubuntu?

How to disable mouse scrolling Without Terminal? And with Terminal? I searched in the System settings menu but I didn't find anything.
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LXDE task bar and reversed mouse wheel scrolling

I want to use so called natural scrolling, i.e. reversed scrolling with the mouse wheel. I can do this in Lubunu 14.04 (i.e. LXDE) by editing .Xmodmap in the home directory to contain the string ...
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How do you enable shading windows with the mousewheel in Xubuntu 14.04?

I can't seem to find a way to shade the windows by scrolling up on the title bar. This is a feature I've been using for the longest time, but the closest I could achieve in this release was double-...
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Disable mouse wheel doubleclick

My mouse's wheel sometimes doubleclicks instead of single click. Looks like hardware issue. How can I prevent sending another wheel click for one second for example?
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Mouse Movement + Key Press = Scroll

I would find it very, very nice if I could obtain scroll functionality (vertical is most important) by moving my mouse, say, up and down while holding down a key. I know scroll is normally obtained ...
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How to enable horizontal mouse wheel scrolling in unity?

I've read a few related questions: Enable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2097030 But hasn't given me the answer. Just plugged in a mouse in 12.04 and there'...
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Mouse Wheel Issue

I have a dual operating system on my Dell Inspiron 3647. When I'm on the Windows side, my mouse wheel works the way I have always known a mouse-wheel to work - when one is moving the mouse wheel ...
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imwheel destroys back / forth navigation buttons from my mouse

I installed imwheel correctly with sudo apt-get install imwheel. Afterwards I did insert this: ".*" None, Up, Up, 10 None, Down, Down, 10 in my ~/.imwheelrc file. The ...
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How do I get my old xmodmap settings back?

I wanted to disable "paste" action on mouse wheel click, and I use the code below(from this msg: https://askubuntu.com/a/55988); xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 25 3 4 5 6 7 8 9" It worked but also disabled ...
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How to enable mouse wheel scroll of tabs in gedit? [duplicate]

In gedit, one used to be able to use the mouse wheel to scroll through all the tabs opened. Now the function is gone. (mouse wheel working very fine, scroll through tabs still working on earlier ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Mouse Scroll Wheel does in work in GTK3 apps

Scrolling is ok with a mouse in Firefox, but not with GTK3 apps. With the touch pad, two fingers scrolling works with all apps. I tested with xev and get button 4 and 5
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Mousewheel of gaming mouse stopped working - how to reset / fix it?

Suddenly the wheel of my G9x stopped working. The other buttons work just fine, I can even use the mousewheel to scroll left and right by pushing the mouse-wheel to one side or the other. I wonder ...
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Disable auto repeat mouse wheel left/right button of logitech mouse

I used How to assign "back" and "forward" actions to Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX' horizontal scroll wheel? to link my logitech mouse buttons. It works well, except for the mouse ...
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Change font size in Xfce Terminal using Ctrl + mouse wheel?

In Xfce Terminal, is it possible to change the font size using Ctrl + mouse-wheel as you would do in a browser?
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Mouse scroll wheel does not work for ubuntu 12.04 running under Hyper-V for Windows 8 Pro

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 lts on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows 8 Pro) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the cursor's moving, left/right click works ...
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ButtonMapping - Positional parameters

In an X configuration file mouse buttons can be mapped using a ButtonMapping option: Section "InputClass" # ... Option "ButtonMapping" "1 9 3 4 5 6 7 8 2" # ... EndSection Changing the ...