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Questions tagged [scrolling]

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

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How to enable coasting scroll on my Asus laptop?

My laptop is ASUS UX310UQ and my touch pad is ElanTech (according to "xinput list") and I have Ubuntu 18.04 + Gnome installed, now I want my scroll to be in the "coasting mode" which means (if I'm not ...
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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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Touchpad moves scroll point when switching application and scrolling there

Laptop: Lenovo Yoga 720. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. GNOME Shell 3.28.3 Touchpad skips scroll lines when: Scrolling in First Application (i.e.: in a text box, browser window, etc.) Switching to Second ...
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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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Cannot scroll in terminal of minecraft server

I don't know if this it the right place to ask, but i wanted to try anyway. When i run my minecraft server on ubunto 18.10 i cannot scroll up on the terminal. While i can scroll in the normal ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 touchpad scroll on Asus L406M Notebook

At first tapping did not work but I was able to fix that with an edit to the 00-keyboard.conf file in /etc/X11. However, touchpad scrolling is still dead and I find no specific fix, though presumably ...
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How can I prevent line wrapping and instead allow horizontal scrolling in Gedit?

I am writing long lines of data to a text file using Python. But when I open the text file using gedit, I don't find that the lines that I wrote are displayed into one line each (i.e every line from ...
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Is there a way to enable scrolling with arrow keys in “ubuntu software”?

installed ubuntu 18.04, kept updated Arrow keys work in firefox, opera, steam, settings... But not in the list of installed applications/games in ubuntu software Sometimes it works (i.e. in ...
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Kinetic Scrolling in Ubuntu

I recently bought a Dell Precision 5530 with Ubuntu and noticed that the trackpad scrolling worked much better than on my Thinkpad 470, both running Ubuntu 18.04 (and now 18.10). Both use libinput but ...
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Chrome scrolling issue

As we all know, Ubuntu 18.04 has a few scrolling issues. But I notices something really interesting. In general, I don't have many problems with scrolling. But I have one which is very annoying. When ...
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Why is there nothing related to scrolling speed in xinput for Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500

Before I go randomly installing any additional software, I'd like to understand how xinput works and why there's nothing related to scrolling speed for my mouse. Could you please enlighten me? ...
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Touchpad Scrolling not working Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on VM-ware workstation 14 pro. HP 2000 2d29tu is my laptop and my touch-pad scrolling is not working. My touchpad is working, but only single touch left click and right click ...
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How to scroll lock in a bash terminal on Xubuntu 18.04?

During processing, I want to be able to disable (and enable again) auto scroll down to newest output so that I can examine the output before. Terminal software version: xfce4 0.8.7.4
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Ubuntu 16.04 scroll is uncomfortable

I'm new in Ubuntu and I install Nature scroll to scroll like window, but I have some issues: When I scroll, it's run blinking cursor to scroll. Not scroll at the cursor position. Example: when I use ...
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Mouse scroll doesn't work while moving pointer on VMWare Workstation with Ubuntu 18.04

Odd bug - Scrolling works somewhat smoothly as one would expect, however while moving the mouse-pointer it completely stops scrolling and locks in place. I have read bugs regarding having a non-...
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Thinkpad trackpoint scrolling speed

How can one change trackpoint scrolling speed? It's way to slow (T480s + Ubuntu 18.04). Mouse speed setting seems working fine and mouse speed is suitable but it doesn't affect scrolling speed at all. ...
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Why does the first scroll action in some windows get ignored?

Whenever I move my cursor out of and into a window, the next scroll event gets ignored. This happens for (for example) Google Chrome, gnome-terminal, gnome-system-monitor and Slack, but not in Firefox,...
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How to solve a scrolling misbehavior after doing Alt+Tab?

most of the time I do an Alt+Tab (switch windows), go from browser (chrome) to Visual Code and vice versa, mouse scrolling misbehaves, it jumps to somewhere in the page, either way down the current ...
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How to enable natural scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04.1 with Unity

I'm still in the process of evaluating Unity vs Gnome on Ubuntu 18.04.1 In Unity I noticed that there is no setting for natural scrolling. In the dconf-editor natural scrolling is set to on. But it ...
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wsl terminal has no scroll

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 in Windows Subsystem Linux. But it suddenly stopped me from scrolling up and down. For example, when you want to know how the command tar works so you type tar --help, the ...
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Dual booting: every time Windows boots, it increases the scrolling speed of the mouse on Ubuntu

My friend has Microsoft Wireless Desktop 850 with AES (PY9-00001) Ubuntu 18.04. The scrolling speed is too fast, but if he removes the USB dongle and plugs it in again, it fixes the problem. He's on ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for horizontal axis? (Ubuntu 18.04 on XPS 13 9370)

The following setting activates natural scrolling on the y-axis: Settings --> Devices --> Mouse & Touchopad --> Natural Scrolling But the x-axis does still move the view and not the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Trackpad Issues when scrolling

There is this weird issue when scrolling fast on a long page and suddenly the touchpad stops scrolling and the cursor move instead, then trying to scroll again works fine, but it's always happening, ...
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How to make gnome-terminal scroll one page when clicking on the right scrollbar?

When clicking on an area of the right scrollbar of gnome-terminal which is not the scroll bar/thumb it jumps to the relative position of the output (I enabled unlimited output). Some applications ...
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synaptics touchpad not working properly in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Linux the first thing which is bothering me is I can't use scroll down on my touch pad I have to drag the scroll bar manually. If anyone can help me its a synaptics touchpad
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Reverse scrolling not working only for Mouse - Kubuntu 17.10 Plasma KDE 5.10.5

I am using libinput. The reverse scrolling is not working for my Logitech Mouse even though the checkbox is ticked under the Mouse Options. Mouse Settings $ xinput --list $ xinput list-props 11 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Edge Scrolling won't turn off

I have recently upgraded to 18.04 and I can't seem to find a way to turn off edge scrolling on my touchpad. This is weird because when I check synclient it says "VertEdgeScroll = 0" which implies ...
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LibreOffice touch screen scrolling on Ubuntu 18.04

I use LibreOffice on Ubuntu 18.04. Touch screen scrolling doesn't seem to work in the app (I have it working outside the app and in other apps such as Firefox). In LibreOffice it just highlights text (...
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Horizontal natural scroll is reversed

After upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04, when I enable the Natural Scrolling setting and scroll with two fingers horizontally it works as if I didn't enable it, i.e. the behavior is the same as with natural ...
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Mousepad edge scrolling disabled in Ubuntu 18.04

As you can see there is no option for enabling edge scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04. Now I can only scroll with two fingers, which it sucks. How can I enable edge scrolling in Ubuntu 18.04?
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What can I do to make edge-scrolling work in Kubuntu 18.04

I just recently installed Kubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Latitude E6520 and everything seems to be working just fine except for one thing. I am unable to use edge-scrolling on the touchpad and when I ...
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Inverted Horizontal scrolling ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04 and the horizontal scrolling is inverted. Natural scrolling does not affect it in any way, suggestions on how to change it back? (swipe rigth to go left)
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Xubuntu broken/slow mouse scroll

Since I installed Xubuntu onto my laptop, my mouse has been unable to scroll correctly. On xev, it takes around 5 scrolls of the wheel to register one input, while on mousepad and other applications, ...
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Two finger scrolling not working in nautilus ubuntu 17.10

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10. When I started using nautilus I realized that the two finger scrolling is not working. Only sidebar scrolling is working. But it is working for every ...
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Is there a way to scroll back in terminal to a specific command?

I have a terminal command which gives me very long output and I want to check this output from the very first line of it. So far I have to scroll with the mouse and try to catch it, which is quite ...
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Mouse scroll problem

When I am using the mouse wheel to scroll it is very jumpy and often I am ending up on the same line or above when I try to scroll down. I have read threads about the same problem but the only ...
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17.10 Scrolling buggy after switching workspace

In about 1/3 of the times I switch workspaces in Ubuntu 17.10, the scroll on my mouse goes completely haywire first time I use it. It might go the wrong way, jump several 'ticks' of the scroll wheel, ...
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how to reverse trackpoint direction?

I would like to ask the following question. I installed Ubuntu 17.10.1 on my Thinkpad X1C 5th gen. Trackpoint worked after putting the kernel option "psmouse.proto=bare". But, I can not change the ...
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Why does chromium inputs 'j' and 'k' characters when I scroll horizontally?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 on a Thinkpad T470s (don't think this is relevant) and when I'm scrolling horizontally in Chromium (version 63) and the cursor is in an input box it types j and k characters (j ...
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Natural Scroll for touchpad in Lubuntu 17.10

Hi I've recently installed Lubuntu 17.10 on my acer laptop. Very happy overall but there are a few small tweeks I want to make. Something I can't find a way to fix is to set the touchpad to 'reverse' ...
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Delayed touchpad scrolling after keypress

This is a problem on my brand new Dell Latitude, equipped with Ubuntu 16.04. Whenever I press a key, the touchpad scrolling stops working for a second or so. It is quite annoying, as I usually Alt-...
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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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Re-enable horizontal scrolling in Ubuntu 17.10

Horizontal scrolling on my touchpad was disabled upon upgrading to 17.10 and I can't find a way to re-enable it in the settings. Two finger (horizontal and vertical) scrolling was the default ...
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17.10: Accidental clicks when trying to two-finger scroll quickly

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10 I've been getting a lot of accidental clicks when using the "two-finger flick" gesture to scroll up and down. (I use both Tap to click and Two-finger scroll.) This is ...
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Two-finger scrolling not working for ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 17.10 and since then I cannot do two finger scrolling, only edge scrolling. Any suggestions how to make the two finger scrolling work again? I use a Lenovo ThinkPad 450s ...
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Odd scrolling behaviour with shift key and mouse

I'm not sure what happened, but I have some odd symptoms which I'll describe as detailed as possible. I have my suspicion that this is a software issue - but could as well be hardware. Maybe. The ...
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Scrolling in Matlab brings up error “MEvent. CASE!”

Any time I scroll left, right, or to the edge of an up or down scroll, I get the error "MEvent. CASE!" in Matlab. It's really annoying because it happens even if I barely move my two fingers left or ...
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GNOME Shell: Maximize/switch apps by scrolling in taskbar

Just moved from Unity to GNOME Shell with the update to Ubuntu 17.10. In Unity I could maximize apps by placing my cursor on the app in the taskbar and scrolling. In GNOME this doesn't work. Is there ...
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Mouse scrolling jumps up and down (very uneven and hard to control) in Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ubuntu 15.10. Page scrolling is very hard to control with this mouse. When attempting to scroll with the mouse wheel, the scrolling sometimes moves erratically and often jumps back in reverse. ...
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Touchpad is not showing up in the dconf Editor?

I am running Ubuntu gnome 16.04 and wanted to create key bindings to change programs with horizontal scroll, like MacOS. But when I go into dconf Editor: org > gnome > settings-daemon > peripherals > ...