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Mouse wheel scrolling too fast (too sensitive)

In Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS, scrolling using the mouse wheel is too fast (too sensitive). What to do ?
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libinput randomly misses mouse scroll events

Randomly maybe 1 out of 50, a few ticks of the mouse scroll is not working. The next ones work fine. I'm using Ubuntu with Wayland. ▶ lsb_release -a LSB Version: core-11.1.0ubuntu4-noarch:security-...
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Switching workspace using mouse wheel under dock panel is no longer working

Switching between workspaces using the mouse wheel under the dock is no longer working (Note: Panel mode is off). It was working until a few days and suddenly stopped working in v22.04, Also tried to ...
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How do I set the mouse wheel to scroll in the same correct direction in all packages in Ubuntu 20.04?

How do I set the mouse wheel to scroll in the same correct direction in all packages in Ubuntu 20.04? I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (codename: focal) on a desktop computer with AMD® A4-5300 apu with ...
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Mouse Scroll Wheel impossibly fast

I just upgraded my system to Ubuntu 23.04 (I am using KDE) and now my mouse scroll wheel way too fast. My mouse is a Logitech G502 Lightspeed (Wireless), which has been working splendidly for a few ...
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Mouse wheel not working on 22.04

My logitech M330 mouse (connected using usb dongle) is working fine but the scroll wheel isn't... I am on Ubuntu 22.04 Any idea ? Thanks ! Vincent
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Mouse cursor doesn't move while scroll wheel is clicked down

I've had an issue ever since I recovered my system from a missing-X11 state where clicking down on the scroll wheel prevents the mouse cursor from moving. I don't know what mouse settings I changed, ...
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remote desktop rdp ubuntu 22.04 mouse scroll insensitive to small movements

so I have the following problem: When connecting over the built-in remote desktop rdp feature from ubuntu 22.04, scrolling with the wheel of my mouse is insensitive to small movements: to scroll a ...
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Swap vert & horiz scrolling: remapping buttons has no effect

My mouse has a vertical and horizontal scroll wheel. I would like to swap them so that the original vertical wheel controls horizontal scrolling and vice versa. So far: I have used xev to identify ...
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The middle mouse button loses its function and cursor moves uncontrollably

First of all, I've checked similar questions. But I couldn't find a solution. I have Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS on my laptop, and the GNOME version is 3.36.8. My mouse is connected over Bluetooth, Logitech MX ...
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Zoom with Control+Mouse-wheel in Ubuntu 22.04 (Gnome)

In most applications, Control+Mouse-wheel allows one to zoom in or out (e.g. Firefox, LibreOffice, Evince, etc.). After upgrading from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04, Gnome seems to catch the event and ...
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Issue with imwheel config file and thumb buttons

I'm on ubuntu 22.04 LTS and have been having issues with my thumb buttons not being detected even after trying imwheel -b "45" command as recommended in other posts. Right now I have a ...
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How to disable M\mouse wheel click paste in VIM?

Using Ubuntu 20.04, when using vim, clicking mouse wheel works same as pushing 'p' in command mode. I tried sudo apt-get install -y xbindkeys xsel xdotool && echo '"echo -n | xsel -n -i; ...
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How to change scrolling speed with xinput when there's no "scroll distance" prop?

Most other answers on this type of question point to using xinput to set the "scroll distance" or "scroll delta" from "evdev". But my device have zero evdev or Scroll ...
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Wheel scrolling with imwheel inconsistent

Xubuntu 20.04 guest running in VirtualBox on top of Windows 10 Wheel scrolling was too slow, so I installed imwheel as recommended on Increase mouse wheel scroll speed (and similar resources) and ...
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Using SOMEKEY+mousewheel for zoom in and out on vanilla UBUNTU 20.04 desktop?

How to enable "mousewheel zooming" / "magnifying" on plain vanilla UBUNTU 20.04 Desktop (default desktop enviroment/system)?? I now searched the webs for >1h and yet still not ...
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Switch workspace in activities overview

There is a nifty feature in Ubuntu 20.04's Activities overview where users can switch to next/previous workspace by scrolling the mouse wheel. If I scroll one "click" down on the mouse wheel,...
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What approaches could be taken to disable actual scrolling when using hotkey+scroll to zoom in XFCE?

I am thrilled that XFCE allows you to hold the ALT key and scroll the mouse or trackpad to zoom! I absolutely adore the simplicity of this feature and I use it daily. However, one issue I regularly ...
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how can I toggle the mousewheel behavior in Tilix?

I'm using Tilix as a terminal on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal). At the moment, I have two shells opened (two instances of bash) in a split window, both working, but: one has a scrollbar and responds to "...
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Can't reverse mouse scroll wheel on Ubuntu pc

The problem is simple enough, my scroll wheel scrolls things up when I'm scrolling down, and the opposite. I'd like to fix this, as I have no idea why anyone would ever want it this way. It's ...
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Where are the settings that determine the meaning of the mouse wheel?

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04. I like to use the mouse wheel for scrolling through the contents of a window, but sometimes it unexpectedly switches desktops on me. What setting controls the meaning of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 set mouse wheel at Wacom Inuos Pro S

I want to switch from Windows/Photoshop to Ubuntu/GIMP. My problem is the "Wacom Intuos Pro S Finger touch". It works out of the box but I can't map the touch ring. I need "ctrl + mouse ...
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Bring back tab cycling with mouse wheel

I use gmusicbrowser, which uses GTK. I used to be able to cycle through tabs in the interface using my mouse wheel. This worked in 18.04, and now in 20.04 it does not. With QT apps, like QownNotes, I ...
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Changing mouse tilt buttons behaviour

I've recently installed Ubuntu MATE 20.04 and one of my peripherals is a Razer Naga 2014. This has tilt buttons on the mousewheel, so I cant tilt it left or right. On Windows, I can remap this tilt ...
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usb mouse middle wheel jumps back a little when scrolling

I am using a USB Mouse with scrolling middle wheel (model "trust"). The issue is when I use the scroll wheel it moves a bit in the opposite direction before scrolling in the expected direction (I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Change behavior of 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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how to increase mouse wheel speed ubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 my mouse wheel speed is too slow. But in windows it's o.k.. pointer movement speed is o.k. but wheel speed is to slow. How can I increase the speed. I've tried this but still ...
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Mouse scrolling jumps up and down (very uneven and hard to control) in Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ubuntu 15.10. Page scrolling is very hard to control with this mouse. When attempting to scroll with the mouse wheel, the scrolling sometimes moves erratically and often jumps back in reverse. ...
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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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