Questions tagged [scrolling]

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

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Ctrl+scroll (and other keys+scroll actions) doesn't work in Firefox?

I've recently migrated to Firefox (currently 77.0b9 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 18.04) and I've noticed that Ctrl+Scroll doesn't work to change zoom level nor does any other <key>+Scroll action like ...
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Scroll with right key

I've always used AutoHotKey for Windows to implement a scroll method which simulates smartphone scrolling with the mouse right key, using this script. Then I rewrote the scroll wheel to zoom, for the ...
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Edge Scrolling resets and disables itself

Every time I open the settings window or naviate in the settings window the edge scrolling resets and I have to go in and click it again. I'm trying to make sure that edge scrolling stays on. ...
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Touchpad edge scrolling not persisting between restarts

I have Ubuntu 20.04 running on and old Dell Inspiron Laptop. Working well except for one frustration. The laptop has an old touchpad that only supports edge scrolling. Turning on edge scrolling works ...
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How do I fix the Ubuntu app drawer when it will not scroll through my programs?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and all of the sudden I went to scroll through my programs in the app drawer and I cannot scroll down. I can use the arrow keys to go down to an application, but I cannot see ...
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Two finger scrolling lags on ubuntu 20.04

Made a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 yesterday, I'm dual booting alongside windows 10. It lags when you scroll with two fingers on the touchpad. I don't have such issues on windows as scrolling is ...
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configure vertical scrolling using three fingers

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and want to set up three finger scrolling (and four finger scrolling) on my laptop. I already have two-finger scrolling enabled. While searching I saw other people ...
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Save current Mouse settings

I am new to Ubuntu, using currently the 19.10 version. I had an issue in which my mouse wheel click wasn't scrolling, fixed with the following comment: xinput set-prop $deviceId "libinput Scroll ...
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Horizontal Scroll with Mouse does not work on 18.04

I am using ubuntu 18.04 and I have logitech G500 mouse with a scroll button in the middle. My goal is to do horizontal scrolling by tilting the scroll button left and right. I was able to do this on ...
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Auto-Scroller for Evince Document Viewer in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am using Evince Document Viewer (version 3.28.4) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I want to run a script or some command that automatically scrolls my opened pdf by a fixed amount, let's say 10 lines every 30 ...
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Ubuntu Dock disappearing when horizontal-scrolling on it

On Ubuntu 18.04, the Dock (sidebar ?) keeps disappearing when I do a horizontal scroll on it. Thanks to this blog I can make it reappear by restarting the gnome shell, but I think this is still a bug ...
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How to slow down two fingers scrolling

I am using Ubuntu on a MacBook pro. Two finger scrolling is way too fast and there is no option to slow it down. Is there a way to correct that?
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Is there any way in ubuntu 18.04 to add up/down arrows to all scrollbars (default)?

I would like to add up and down arrows to my scrollbars in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. If you are on any page that has a lot of length then it is impossible to grab the scrollbar thumb-wheel and move with ...
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How to scroll in Ubuntu Server 18.04.3?

I have recently installed 6 Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 VMs to test a private blockchain network. I use Hyperledger Besu as my ethereum client to do the same. However, there have been some issues lately ...
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Touchpad gets stuck in Edge Scrolling 18.04.3

I have Ubuntu 18.04.3 on a Gateway NV57H58u laptop and update it regularly. The last couple of months I noticed that the touchpad was not registering the cursor correctly. It would freeze in mid-...
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Mouse constantly scrolling down

I recently installed a new SSD and installed linux on it. I was running Windows 10 originally, now I'm dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18. The installation of the OS worked fine. But after that day ...
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Empty parts of Ubuntu_18.04 terminal background go black upon scrolling when I custom choose white color as background

Ubuntu 18.04 comes with a default background that is black in color. I like to work with white background as I find it naturally easier to work with for longer hours of gazing at the screen. The issue ...
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Scroll bar behavior

When I click on scroll bars, I find that the proportion of the distance up or down the scroll bars is matched by the proportion of the screen content shown. I would vastly prefer that any press ...
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Scrollbars on double screen setup on Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with a double screen set-up. On the left screen I am using a PDF viewer in maximised mode, such that the scrollbar is docked to the right-hand border of the screen. Now, ...
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uGet download manager automatically scrolls up and down

I have this problem with my uGet Downloader as you can see here:
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Mouse problems with Mionix Naos 7000

Two problems that are probably unrelated to each other in Ubuntu 18.04: 1) In the terminal the the mouse wheel scrolls the command history. If I press CTRL the same movement scrolls the terminal ...
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How do I enable scrolling with a mouse in a TTY in Ubuntu?

When I use gpm with a mouse in a TTY (ctrl+alt+f1), it allows mouse movements with a blinking cursor and such but scrolling with my mouse wheel doesn't cause any visible changes. How do I enable ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 scrolling jumps when alternating between windows

In 18.04.3, If I'm in a scrollable window (e.g., terminal) and scroll down a lot, then alt+tab to another window (e.g., Chrome) and scroll in this other window, its scrollbar jumps to the bottom ...
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DELL Optiplex 9010 motion picture display problem on recent kernels

i have problems with display of motion picture (videos but also scrolling). It seems like often some parts of the screen are refreshed in different moments than the others. Most of the time the border ...
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When scrolling in App1, then alt-tab to App2, App2 jumps its scoll point in line with App1 scroll, and vice versa

I am on 18.04 and it has only recently started happening. When mouse scrolling in 1st app (e.g. 1.5 pages of scrolling). I then change to another app. As I then go to mouse scroll in the 2nd app, the ...
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After scrolling on web and coming back to vscode screen jumps

Using ubuntu 18.04 Initially I was working in vscode. But when I go to a web page and scroll and comeback to vscode, screen jumps to a new position suddenly.
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Unable to change scroll speed with imwheel in Ubuntu 18.04.3

I'm trying to increase the scrolling speed using imwheel, I've followed the instructions in the 2 sources listed below but I see no change in the speed even after using big multipliers. imwheel seems ...
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Change Scroll Wheel Speed for Logitech M570

If I do xinput list-props "Logitech M570" I get Device 'Logitech M570': Device Enabled (142): 1 Coordinate Transformation Matrix (144): 1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.000000, 0....
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Mouse Wheel not Working Suddenly - Ubuntu 18.04

I have a basic mouse connected to my computer running Ubuntu 18.04 via USB (it is a wired mouse). All of a sudden my mouse scrolling wheel stopped working. This is odd since it was working before, and ...
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gnome terminal in full-screen: brightness varies autonomously on scroll. Annoying (Ubuntu 16.04)

The title says it all. One chooses to put the shell in full-screen to maybe inspect a long log, scrolling through it. Continuous unrequested brightness changes which seem introduced by design (their ...
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How do I ajust the “scroll speed” on the gnome terminal when using the mouse wheel?

Now when I scroll up or down by one tick, the text moves up and down by 5 lines, which is not what I want. How do I change that number to 1? Is it even possible?
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Mouse wheel doesn't scroll after update

I have Ubuntu 18.04. Today in the morning I allowed the updates were installed and after system requested reboot mouse wheel doesn't scroll content up and down anymore. Touchpad still does but it's ...
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bad scrolling Ubuntu 18.04 with Libre office 6.3

HP laptop scroll pad works fine in other applications. Useless scolling in Libre Office 6.3 with Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. Noticed question has been asked on other sites but not seen any ...
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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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natural scroll turn off magically

Have natural scroll enabled on both mouse and touchpad and it is working. Some times but regularly (and I don't have any clue about the reason) it stops working. Logout and login again helps. Both ...
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Small issue with mouse scroll wheel on Ubuntu 19.04 VM

Running Ubuntu 19.04 through VMware Fusion and a Logitech MXErgo mouse. I have noticed that I have to roll the scroll wheel exactly 8 "clicks" before any window will scroll one click. I can't seem ...
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Precise scrolling in Firefox?

I'm using a Laptop with Ubuntu 19.04, and while in Nautilus and Chromium I can get precise scrolling, it doesn't appear to be the case in Firefox. Here's a (short 30 second) demonstration video to ...
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Set Two-Finger-Scrolling on Trackpad to scroll only when both fingers move in Ubuntu 18

We just recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 on our Dell Laptop. For some reason this issue didn't seem to be a problem in 16.04. The issue is that, when you place your thumb on the trackpad to click ...
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How can I allow menu scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04/19 like it is for Ubuntu 16.04?

I am porting program from Linux Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 and 19. I am using appindicator-1.0 in conjunction with Gtk+2.0 menu. Menu consist of constant items and many dynamically added items. If ...
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Touchpad scrolling on one page applies to other pages

I am on Ubuntu 18.04. Lets say I have two windows open, a Chrome tab and a text editor.The chrome window is on top of the text editor. If I scroll all the way down on the chrome page and ALT + TAB ...
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Mouse scroll needs 17 ticks to register 1 movement on fresh Ubuntu 19.04

This was not an issue with Ubuntu 18.04. When on Ubuntu 19.04 which I just installed fresh I noticed it even already using the LiveCD. I have only found this problem using Microsoft Standard Optical ...
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How to deactivate kinetic scrolling on touchpad in GTK3 applications?

I'd like to deactivate the "kinetic scrolling" behavior of the GTK3 applications in Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome 3 (e.g. evince, gedit). If I scroll with the touchpad and don't lift my fingers perfectly ...
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How to disable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04 in terminal?

I am having a hard time finding an answer to this question for 18.04 LTS. I used the following to find a list of options to configure. gsettings list-keys org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad It ...
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Very annoying issue with Firefox Quantum 66.0 : scrolling sites with arrows keys not working properly

After an auto-upgrade Firefox quantum to 66.0, scrolling sites with arrows keys (up / down) not working properly, scroll jumps to a paragraph of the webpage and select texts box and so on. I can't ...
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How do I get real scrollbars back?

I despise these invisible scrollbars that don't exist until you hover over them and don't show you where you are on the page: They are horrible to use over remote desktop. How do I get real ...
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Touchpad scroll not working properly after Suspend

I've recently done a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10. I've experience an issue where the scroll function is not working properly after the system has been suspended. It's sluggish and slow, kinda like ...
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How to add natural (/inverted) mouse-scrolling in i3 window manager?

As you can maybe see, this is my first post. So, I have already been trying and researching a lot, but I still can't solve this problem. I really enjoy natural scrolling, but not only on my touchpad, ...
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One finger scrolling (touchscreen) in Firefox

I try to enable one finger scrolling in firefox ( it's more comfortable to scroll like that with a touchscreen). The default fedora version of firefox and chromium work like that. I tried to launch ...
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How do you get mouse wheel to scroll the page and not the cursor?

I apologize in advance if this has already been asked. I have searched for this solution for a couple hours now and could not find what I'm looking for. I am primarily a Windows user. In Windows, if ...
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Page up/down not scrolling but still working

I have this problem which also temporarily happened yesterday, where my PageUp/PageDown keys still physically work but do not scroll. Using them in combination with modifiers works perfectly: using ...

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