Questions tagged [mouse-wheel]

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

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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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Scroll wheel click does not open links in Ubuntu

I have been using Ubuntu now for many years, but suddenly I noticed that my center mouse wheel click stopped working in Firefox to open links in a new tab. Scrolling still works, but the center click ...
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External Mouse Wheel Jumps to Top or Bottom of Page

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.5 version with a logitech external mouse connected via USB antenna. The problem I am having is whenever I try to scroll all of a sudden mouse acts weird and brings me to top or ...
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Natural scrolling keeps turning off

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, and I'm having this problem with the natural scrolling option. Whenever I turn it on from the settings, it works for a while, usually at least an hour I think, but then ...
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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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My mouse's scroll wheel is not working. Is there a way to emulate this using the extra buttons on my mouse?

I tried using x11utils for this purpose. But when I run xev to find button mappings, Only the three main buttons (Left, right, scroll-click) are having a button number. One of the auxiliary keys has ...
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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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Has my laptop detected the touchpad?

Please see and tell me whether my laptop has detected the touchpad or not.
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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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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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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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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 ...