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Questions tagged [mouse-wheel]

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

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How do I disable the mouse scroll wheel in Ubuntu 18.10

I have an air mouse which for some reason feeds mouse scroll data back to my Ubuntu 18.10 install. As a result if I happen to move the mouse over the application launcher, the current window is ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Middle-click and drag doesn't trigger auto scrolling

I've just came from a Windows system (in fact, I'm dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Win7), and in my Firefox installation back then, when I pressed the middle mouse button (mouse wheel), it displayed a ...
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Making xinput change permenant

I don't like the default functionality of the mouse's scroll wheel click doing a "paste". I can change that by doing the follwing: $ xinput set-button-map 12 1 0 3 4 5 6 7 This works fine, but if I ...
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Where can I setup scrolling speed in Ubuntu 13.04?

I cannot find where I can setup mouse-wheel scroll speed in Ubuntu. It's not available in mouse settings for me. Could you give me some hint where to find it? Right now the scrolling is very rough ...
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Increase mouse wheel scroll speed

As the title says, I want to increase the number of rows that are passed when I use the mouse wheel for scrolling. I know that there exists ways to do that for Firefox and Chromium, although I want ...
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How do I change scroll wheel sensitivity in Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit?

Exactly what it says on the tin. Googled, sifted through a few results from 2+ years ago, and no luck. This is a serious pain to my right index finger. I'm using Chromium, and it scrolls about three ...
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Mouse middle click stoped working [closed]

I have been using the middle click copy/paste up until today. Actually I was using it up until just about two hours ago. Nothing updated and I haven't installed anything before that time that would ...
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How can I configure a Logitech M705 to use stepless scrolling?

I'm using a Logitech K750(keyboard) and M705(mouse) using the same (one!) unifying USB connector. I paired them with my mac, but use them on my desktop with Ubuntu 12.10. Works nice. Just a few ...
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How to restore scroll wheel functionality in AbiWord?

Ever since I upgraded to Lubuntu 12.04 (from Lubuntu 11.10), the scroll wheel on my mouse has not worked in AbiWord for moving up and down in documents. The scroll wheel does still work in other ...
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Erratic mouse wheel after upgrade to 12.04

I upgraded from Lubuntu 11.10 to Lubuntu 12.04 (runs on Vmware server). After upgrade, my mouse wheel control don't work as it should. It works in Windows and when I go to Vmware Remote Console to ...
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Configuring mouse buttons

I am using a HP NK527AA Wireless mouse with two side buttons. His mouse wheel is half broken: I can scroll but I can't click it. In windows I configured the side buttons as 3rd mouse button but ...