Is there a way to disable scrolling through command history for the Xfce terminal? I don't wish to rely on palm rejection, I'd just like it disabled when I'm using the terminal. Specifically I'm talking about not cycling through previous commands at the prompt when scrolling with mouse/touchpad.
You are describing the feature of VTE (used in XFCE Terminal) which translates wheel-mouse scrolling into up/down cursor-keys when using the alternate-screen. That happens if you are running
For example (see How to disable alternate buffer in GNU screen itself but not for vim, less inside it?), tell
A similar workaround is used for
This translation of scrolling behavior does not appear to be configurable in VTE-based terminals. It is configurable in
If you set the