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

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Horizontal Scrolling Gnome App Grid

I am working on a project, and would like to make the app grid scrolling horizontal. I'm on GNOME 3.36, and have no idea on how to go about doing this. Can someone help me?
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Is there a way to enable coasting or inertial scrolling on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm on a desktop using a mouse and on windows I enjoy inertial scrolling the MS Edge provides by default. However that's not the case for Edge on linux, or any of the chromium browsers. Firefox is ...
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Xubuntu - Reverse scrolling in Chrome and Natural scrolling in Firefox with the same setting

I'm on Xubuntu 20.04.2, and in the 'Mouse and Touchpad' setting, I have 'ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad' enabled and 'Reverse scroll direction' is checked. With this, I see that I'm able to perform Reverse ...
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Touchpad on double tap moves the pointer anywhere on the screen (mainly to the top and bottom) in Ubuntu 18.04 bionic

When I double tap on touchpad for two fingers scrolling, the pointer moves anywhere on the screen (mainly on the top or bottom of the screen) which is pain for me. I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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How to increase scroll amount/speed on brave browser?

I have HW acceleration, and threaded scrolling available. The scroll works smooth and looks great but it's quite short, meaning I have to scroll quite more than I'd like to reach the end of a page. ...
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Possibiity to scroll by pressing button and moving mouse (mouse scroll)

Is it possible to make the mouse (or touchpad) scroll by pressing a key? I know there is double finger scrolling on a touchpad, edge scrolling or mouse-wheel scrolling, but I'd like to have something ...
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Smooth Scrolling in Application Menu

The Application menu in Ubuntu 20.04 scrolls smoothly with my touchpad, but is doing a "page down" with the mouse wheel. Is there a way to fix it so the mouse smooth scrolls?
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Brave Browser - Auto-Scrolling

Is there a way to activate Auto-Scrolling (Middle-click scrolling) on Brave Browser? I looked everywhere on the settings page, but could not find anything. All my searched led to activating Auto-...
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How to set scrolling speed in KUbuntu?

I've searched how to set scrolling in KUbuntu, but couldn't find a solution. It just seems strange to me that such a basic thing isn't present on linux. First, let me clarify why this is not a ...
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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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How to have smooth scrolling in Ubuntu 20.04?

I miss the inertial scrolling in Windows 10. Is there a way to implement global-wide smooth scrolling in Ubuntu 20.04? The scrolling feels clunky, and I’d love for it to be smoother.
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I cannot set the right mouse wheel scroll

I have Ubuntu 20.10. I have problems with my mouse wheel because the scrolling has the reversed direction. There is this question, which I read. However this is not a dup because after having done all ...
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Middle button for scroll with tracking point and for paste on Thinkpad Trakpoint keyboard II

I have a laptop Thinkpad E14 and an external keyboard ThinkPad TrackPoint Keyboard II (with radio, but tried also with BT), with Ubuntu 20.10 (but the issue was also in 20.04 LTS). The issue is that ...
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Screen is constantly lagging

I have been using Ubuntu 20.4 for a couple of days so I'm not really aware of the possible problems and their solutions. This is also the reason why I can't fix this issue. I already searched for ...
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How do I disable mouse history scrolling?

How Do you disable the ability to scroll through history using the mouse scroll button. The reason that I need to do it that I am programming and I find my scroll history pasted randomly through my ...
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How to scroll through Ubuntu server (keyboard)?

How can you scroll through previous output on the terminal screen (keyboard)? shift+pgup does not work, shift+pgdown produces "~", shift+up shows history and shift+down does nothing. I do ...
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I cannot scroll automatically on virtual console

What is wrong with uguys I go to a "virtual console" by typing Ctrl+Alt+F3 and i get a console on my 60" RCA TV. BUT it doesn't scroll in ubuntu 20.10
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Performance issues with intel graphics thinkpad x1 gen 8

Hi I recenly bought a thinkpad X1 gen8 and installed 20.04 lts. I have some issues which I suspect that has to do with my graphic driver when I am using an external monitor through hdmi cable but also ...
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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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why am i unable to scroll? ubuntu 18.04

I have tried everything it seems. Ive reinstalled recently and now unable to scroll. Im using ubuntu 18.04 server Shift + pageup/down does nothing. Ctrl + shift + up/down key does nothing. Ctrl + A ...
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How can I increase the scroll speed of my 'Logitech K400' mouse?

I need to increase the vertical scrolling speed of my mouse wheel. I've looked at other Q and As for this but I need help with my specific Logitech K400 mouse. I've typed xinput list. My mouse is ...
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I can't scroll applications after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04

I can't scroll down the applications which are shown after clicking the Show Applications button with my touchpad after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04.
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How do I increase scroll speed in Microsoft Edge in Ubuntu

It's really bothering me, it scrolls really slow. I'm new to ubuntu
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Scrolling using imwheel is inconsistent

I use imwheel to increase my scroll speed because without it scrolling is painfully slow. Under MATE scrolling worked completely fine. However, under xfce it is inconsistent. Specifically, scrolling ...
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fixing the touchpad scroll speed in ubuntu 18.04 - libinput

I know this has has been beaten to death but I still couldn't get it to work based on the solutions I've seen for similar questions. It's always a mouse using libinput or a touchpad using synaptics or ...
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I can't use mouse wheel to click and scroll

I can use my mouse wheel to click something (and it's detected) but I can't use it to click and use my mouse to scroll. I can't scroll on websites, PDF files, literally nothing. I always have to ...
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How to change the mouse scroll step/speed

I located my mouse in the list but I don' t know which property to change and to which value. Here is the list of properties: $ xinput list-props 8 Device 'Genius Optical Mouse': Device ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 suspend reverses scrolling, changes scroll and touchpad speed

Recently whenever ubuntu comes out of suspend, the scroll and touchpad speed are higher, touchpad acceleration is turned on and scrolling is reversed. I've tried resetting my settings with dconf reset ...
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Not able to scroll in Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. Touchpad settings are missing under Mouse & Touchpad

Image of Mouse & Touchpad settings Edit: I have to bring my pointer to the scroll bar, press left click and then I am able to go up and down the page. I did some research regarding my problem, ...
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Losing natural scrolling after wake

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04. When the PC wakes, the natural scrolling options of my Bluetooth mouse, event checked, don't work. I need to uncheck and check again the option. Can I do anything to solve this?...
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Scroll direction keeps changing after recent upgrade

After a recent kernel upgrade, I started noticing an annoying issue: the "Natural scroll direction" changes every time I change the keyboard/mouse set on my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15). More ...
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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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Natural scrolling setting get reset

I'm using bluetooth mouse A4Tech BT-630 in Ubuntu 20.04. Each time I go afk the mouse goes to sleep and when I click any mouse button to wake it up the natural scrolling setting I've set previously is ...
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How set that the terminal scroll is always on the output instead of history?

I've got an Oh-my-zsh terminal running (with the spaceship theme I forgot the proper name) and whenever I try to scroll on the output, it only scrolls the history. I've got to go to preferences, tick ...
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Scroll by mouse move not via wheel in mouse

I'm looking for somethingn which allows me to change any event with a mouse wheel to a mouse move. I imagine this should work like that: I press and keep a key (or combination of keys) next move mouse ...
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20.04 Natural scrolling not persisting between sessions

Since updating, natural scrolling works just fine - up until reboot. Toggling the setting off and on again does the trick, but is rather... Annoying. Grateful for any advice!
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Touchpad two fingers detected as double tap

Using the synaptics driver on Xorg (I have not tested Wayland/libinput), if I put two fingers on the touchpad it often detects it as a double tap (I guess because there is a very short delay between ...
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Mailspring scroll not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Vostro 15 - 3546. Recently I installed Mailspring through the snap store. The scrolling bar on the right doesn't work unless I use an external mouse and use the ...
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Mouse wheel stutters

I'm on Ubuntu Budgie (18.04.5) and my mouse scroll wheel tends to stutter frequently. It happens on pretty much anything (Firefox, Chromium, built-in settings app, Visual Studio Code). I will scroll ...
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Change Application Windows by scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04

I was using Ubuntu 18.04, in which I was able to switch between application windows by scrolling on the app icons in the side pane. But when I reinstalled Ubuntu 18.04 this feature is not available. ...
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Chromium snap ignores natural scrolling preference - Xubuntu 20.04

I can't seem to get Chromium (the snap version) to use natural scrolling like the rest of my system. Is there a way to fix this? Xubuntu 20.04 / i3-gaps / compton
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Scrolling in less in a byobu pane in terminal

When I run less file.txt (for example) in a terminal, I can use the mouse wheel to scroll through file.txt. When running less file.txt in a byobu pane, one of two things happens when I scroll with the ...
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Pcmanfm-qt slow scrolling

How Can I do that pcmanfm-qt scroll up and down fast, like "old" pcmanfm (I'm using Lubuntu 20,04 LTS official, 64bits)? For example, Mozilla Firefox has this option: Photography above is ...
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Mouse scroll up not working in some applications

Scroll up is not working in some applications such as Firefox, Zotero, and when I'm browsing "open folder/file" section in Atom/VS Code. In other environments (Konsole, Dolphine, Chromium-...
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Certain windows shrink after reopening them and cannot be resized and hence unusable

I recently installed Inkscape, and upon opening the Document Preferences the second time, the window shrunk. I was unable to scroll or resize the window. Seemed as if it got cropped. I had to relaunch ...
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How can I make my unnatural scrolling setting persistent between sessions?

My unnatural scrolling setting is not persistent between sessions. I have LXQt 0.14.1 and Lubuntu 20.04 up-to-date. I go to Keyboard and Mouse Settings > Mouse and Touchpad > (uncheck) Natural ...
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Automatic smooth scrolling Evince

I was wondering if there is a way to enable automatic smooth scrolling with evince pdf reader in ubuntu 18.04. I know about the ctrl+arrows, but i usually scroll the vim way with k and j keys. I can't ...
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Scrolling with Logitech Trackman Marble; 18.04

I'm trying to get scrolling working on 18.04 with Logitech's Trackman Marble. I've installed mouseemu and set the left super key as the modifier to turn cursor movement into (vertical only?) scrolling,...
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How do I scroll slowly on Firefox, Document Viewer, etc.?

I see no arrows at top and bottom of the right-hand scroll bar for doing this, only the scroll bar itself. With very long webpages or documents, using the scroll bar gives no fine control over ...
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Two-finger Scroll only works on bottom of touchpad

I just switched to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and am having trouble with two-finger scroll on my touchpad. It only seems to work when I initiate the scrolling from the bottom of the touchpad. If i place my ...

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