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Issues with scrollbars, mouse scrollwheels, and touchpad gestures used for scrolling

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How do I enable auto-scrolling in Gnome? [closed]

I am using Debian Bookworm; Gnome 43.9; Wayland windowing system; Kernel 6.1.0-18-amd64 I was able to use " xinput list xinput set-prop 11 "libinput Scroll Method Enabled" 0, 0, 1 # ...
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Smooth Scrolling

I know variations of this question have been asked before but to my mind none have received an adequate response, so I'm going to try again. To start, I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on a lenovo ThinkPad ...
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Is there a way to change 2-finger scroll touchpad speed on Ubuntu 24.04?

Well, it seems that this was impossible in previous versions. So are there any changes in version 24.04? By the way, I have tried Arch Linux, and the scroll speed can be modified directly in the ...
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How to disable smooth scrolling in Ubuntu system-wide?

Smooth scrolling is not working well with my mouse, I would like to disable it, so it acts like Firefox when it is disabled, the text scrolls in blocks instead of smoothly. I cannot find how to do ...
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scrolling in LibreOffice Calc feels like it never ends, even though I might not be reaching the last cell.?

I'm having a weird scrolling issue in the new LibreOffice Calc. Whenever I try to scroll through the cells, it just keeps going like it's never going to stop, even though I'm nowhere near the last ...
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How to configure one-finger touchpad scroll if some hotkey is pressed?

I often use thumbs to control cursor via touchpad while doing 10-finger touch typing. On Windows and macOS I can configure one finger scroll: if some hotkey is pressed I move thumb over the touchpad ...
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Enable Natural Scrolling for Trackpoint on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

How to enable natural scrolling for a trackpoint on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS? There are many questions and answers to this, for instance 1, 2, 3. They are outdated and do not work for me. For instance, 1 ...
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for my laptop DEll G15 5510 , in Ubuntu two-finger touch scrolling speed of touchpad is very high

for my laptop DEll G15 5510 , in Ubuntu two-finger touch scrolling speed of touchpad is very high , can anyone suggest soultion to slow it down. I tried few mentioned solutions like changing libinput ...
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How to disable all animations EXCEPT smooth scroll?

Under GNOME 43.9 on Wayland, if I go to Settings > Accessibility and disable Enable Animations, this results in disabling smooth scroll, which is the only animation that I find useful. Is there a ...
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How to disable Synaptics Touchpad from detecting finger on buttons area as a second finger for gesture

So i'm using Xubuntu 22.04.3 (jammy) all up to date and would like to know how to disable a second finger detection that acts as scroll gesture on Synaptics touchpad (the red area in the illustration ...
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Screen occasionally autoscrolling

Ubuntu 20.04 From past couple of days, my screen autoscrolls randomly. Its like scrolls then waits, then scrolls. The interesting thing is it keeps happening for a few seconds even when I turn off the ...
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Hold a key to increase trackpad speed in ubuntu?

how to hold a key to increase trackpad speed in ubuntu?I want to multiply the scrolling speed when hold altkey. I tried the imwheel, but the imwheel made my trackpad scroll behaviour very strange,When ...
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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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Saving a document with evince blocks scrolling in the background

When I open a PDF downloaded from the web in evince and I want to create a local copy of said PDF, I open the "Save as" dialog box. This is all quite normal. However, the dialog is placed in ...
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Drag and drop incompatible with scrolling in Firefox using touchscreen

I have been testing my touchscreen to perform some operations on web browsers and we are running into an issue. When we don't change the MOZ_USE_XINPUT2=1 then the drag and drop works but it doesn't ...
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Compaq 6910p touchpad scrolling stopped working after upgrade to 22.04

A few people seem to have this problem, but I didn't find any solutions. Removing and re-adding psmouse with modprobe doesn't help. Two-finger scrolling is enabled in settings. xinput shows this (not ...
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stop touch pad from scrolling Ubuntu 23.04 and Dell

Latitude E5470 and Ubuntu 23.04. the touchpad scrolls the screen when I'm moving the pointer to select objects. Almost impossible to use the computer as the screen jumps around and if I use the ...
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I have too fast two finger on Ubuntu 22.10

I have very fast 2-finger scroll on Thinkpad Carbon X1 Gen 6. The solutions I found on the Internet do not help me, I can't even determine which "xinput id" my touchpad has.
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Ubuntu update messed up scrolling behavior: How to fix?

I recently did an Ubuntu update to version 22.04 LTS and after this update the scrolling behavior is bugged. Before this we had two scrolling options: (1) Normal scrolling and a weird (2) "...
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Mouse wheel not working on 22.04 [closed]

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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Updated chrome to 109.0.5414.74, scrolling don't stop on finders up (need to keep fingers immobilized for a few seconds)

Under Ubuntu 22.04, just ran sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade, I saw chrome got updated. Installed version is now Version 109.0.5414.74 (Official Build) (64-bit). And now, when I want to ...
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Scrolling on touchpad too fast, property 'Synaptics Scrolling Distance' doesn't exist

The scrolling of my touchpad is too fast, and I tried using this solution here (as there is no setting for changing the scrollspeed, for some reason) I've installed the Synapsis driver using this ...
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Scrolling jumpy, scroll speed too fast, mouse acceleration weird

I'm currently switching from windows to ubuntu, and there are some very annoying things that just kill the whole experience. if you use the touchpad, you scroll at lightspeed. I tried some scripts ...
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control scrolling speed in webpages in firefox

i recently started using Ubuntu. i noticed that two finger scrolling in webpages is very fast. much faster than windows. i am using Firefox browser. any idea how to decrease the speed.
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Improve ugly scrolling defaults in Ubuntu 22.04

I just got a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd. After using XFCE for several years I decided to give Gnome a chance, so today I donwloaded Ubuntu 22.04 and installed it. Turns out that the scrolling with ...
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Scrolling with scroll wheel or trackpad doesn't work when connected to Ubuntu 22.10 via built in RDP Remote Desktop Protocol

I'm not able to scroll with a scroll wheel or trackpad on most apps when remoting into Ubuntu 22.04 or 22.10 using Ubuntu's built-in remote desktop protocol. Scrolling works fine when connected ...
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Two finger scrolling or Edge scrolling are lagging on Ubuntu 22.04 (Touchpad)

I found similar questions, but I didn't find a suitable answer to any of them. When I am scrolling it looks like it skips few line and continues scrolling again and again... I am using Ubuntu 22.04 ...
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Graphic glitch of the scrolling on Gnome 3.36.8 Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS

when I scroll in an application on Ubuntu 20.04.5 there is a "break" of the movement on a line at a certain height. I noticed that the problem also occurs, watching a video on Youtube or if ...
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Unable to set scrolling speed of touchpad. (Ubuntu 22.10, wayland)

I have an ASUS Zenbook OLED with a trackpad. Even though this trackpad is fine, and mouse pointer movement is a good speed, the two-finger scroll is just too darn fast. In the settings app, I can only ...
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Why is the first scroll of Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS reversed?

The first scroll of Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS desktop is reversed after some scrolling inactivity. It's giving me a headache when I scroll in my code editor, it goes in a nonsensical direction. How can I fix ...
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xrdp provided by APT has a touchpad scrolling issue. How can I get a newer version?

Scenario: Remote desktop connection from Windows laptop to Ubuntu machine with xrdp. Installing xrdp with APT gives me the version shown below. However, this version has an issue in which touchpad ...
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How to enable side scrolling for Apple A1152 mouse in Ubuntu 22.04

I've got an old Apple A1152 mouse with a scroll ball on top that I'm using with Ubuntu 22.04. It scrolls up and down happily, but won't scroll left to right. I've found posts about how to enable ...
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Mouse wheel clicks but doesn't scroll after 22.04 LTS inline upgrade

Old Asus laptop that was running Xubuntu 20.04 LTS, upgraded in place to 22.04 LTS. Mouse is a Logitech M320 USB wireless. The middle button clicks, pastes, etc., but does not scroll (anywhere, any ...
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How to change 2-finger touchpad scroll speed on Ubuntu 22.04

Is there a way to change how quickly (or how far) a laptop touchpad scrolls? This question is specific to 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). Although there are many similar questions, none asks specifically ...
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two finger scrolling and tap to click stopped working in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish

I've just updated and first thing I check has stopped working. It's an HP EliteBook 820 G2 and I updated from Impish 21.10. Can anyone suggest fixes or troubleshooting? I tried editing the settings to ...
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Precise scrolling & pinch to zoom broken in Firefox on 22.04 after working on 21.10

How do I enable precise scrolling and pinch to zoom in Firefox? I just put the default installation of the latest LTS on my laptop yesterday, and precise scrolling in Firefox is broken (two finger ...
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Disable switching between different desktops with mouse scroll

I just upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 and so far I am loving the new update. After changing the dock to auto hide I found that when you move your mouse to the left side of the screen and scroll it ...
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Scrolling fails on Ubuntu 22.04

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu 22.04. All scrolling was working fine on the v20.04 but now completely fails with all applications after I upgraded to v22.04. The OS was the only thing I ...
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Kinetic scrolling gone in Firefox after update to 22.04

After updating from 21.10 to 22.04 I no longer get the kinetic scrolling effect in Firefox that was working fine before. apz.gtk.kinetic_scroll.enabled is still true. How do I get it back?
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MacOS-like Elastic Scrolling in GNOME?

I just saw a differing question about scrolling in GNOME and it reminded me that there is no elastic scrolling in GNOME, which completely changes the feel of my computer. How do you make it so when ...
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Slow down two finger scrolling

I just switched from windows to Ubuntu last night and I am enjoying everything so far. My biggest issue is that the two finger scrolling speed is super fast for some reason, and at the end of each ...
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Scrolling with touchpad in vscode is jerky

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my old Mac book pro from 2015. I am experiencing issues with scrolling with the touchpad with 3rd party applications. Now matter how fast or "long" I swipe ...
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How to get touchpad & scrolling fixed with Ubuntu?

With Ubuntu 21.10 and Kernel version "5.13.0-28-generic", the touchpad is not working. In the "Mouse & Touchpad" settings, there is no option seen for "touchpad". ...
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Smooth scroll in Geany?

I am using Geany in Ubuntu 20.04. Many applications have smooth scroll, but for some reason Geany doesn't. Is it possible to change this?
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Touchscreen scroll issue 2in1 Convertible Document viewer

When I use Document Viewer in tablet mode, moving the Document with one finger on the screen works at first. Then at some point (randomly), this is no longer so. When I try to move the content, it ...
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How to get smooth scroll with Logitech mouse

I have a Logitech M600 mouse working in Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to have smooth scrolling instead of "discrete scrolling", i.e. the same type of scrolling I have in my touchpad. How can I ...
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Tweak Scrollbar Click Behavior

By default, when clicking a scrollbar's gutter, the middle of the bar moves to the point that was clicked. I'd prefer that it worked like in Windows, where the bar moves toward the mouseclick but not ...
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natural scrolling on Unity desktop 20.04

I just installed Unity coming from Gnome and I don't see natural scrolling option there. What do I need to install on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?
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Touchpad two finger scroll too fast. Synaptics not working

I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad L340. The touchpad two-finger scrolling is too fast. Tried Solutions like: xinput --set-prop <id> 'Synaptics Scrolling Distance' 8 8 but ...
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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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