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'OS X-like' momentum scrolling in linux?

Is there a way to make the scrolling on a linux machine (running X11) more like OS X's natural scrolling? With 'natural scrolling' I mean the fact that you can flick trough the pages, there is ...
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Mouse scroll wheel speed far too sensitive

In my Crunchbang installation with X11, openbox, my wireless usb mouse is listed at both /dev/psaux and /dev/input/mouse0. It's working fine apart from the scroll wheel, which although active, is far ...
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xfce4 lock panel from editing (kiosk)

I'm trying to set up a system where the user can't change the desktop and panels that I have set up for them. I chose xfce because I read there is a kiosk-mode but I cannot make that work at all. I'm ...
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Xfce4 + Xfwm middle click Title bar closes window - how to remove action?

This is driving me nuts! First I couldn't even understand what was happening. I just need to remove ANY middle click action on every window Title bar in my Xfce4 environment. Just help me make middle ...
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A real non-“better touch tools” solution for select-to-copy on Mac OS X

I recently moved to Mac. I am missing my X11 copy-paste style. I can't find a way to exactly emulate X11 behavior "select-to-copy", "middle-click-to-paste" globally on Mac OS X. I am aware that this ...
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Keyboard triggering mouse events on Debian on Macbook

I installed Debian 6 on my Macbook in a dualboot configuration. Everything is working fine, except for the keyboard. As I'm typing, I see the mouse arrow moving a bit and strange things happen, such ...
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How to disable touch scroll sound on Microsoft Arc Touch mouse in Linux?

The touch-to-scroll area on Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse makes an artificial scroll-wheel sound by default, which I find annoying. Disabling it seems problematic for Linux users as it requires Microsoft'...
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ArchLinux Dell D3100 Docking station mouse pointer (or all) lags

I recently bought the DellDocking Station D3100. But for some reason, the mouse is very laggy/non-smooth. (i dont know if all is slow, i dont think so but i am not sure - only the mouse is annoying ...
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USB devices not detected after mobo change

I had an old HP running Scientific Linux 5.3, kernel 2.6.18, but the motherboard died. I placed the HD into a new Dell and it boots fine, except that the mouse (and most other USB devices except for ...
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Manipulating X key and pointer grabs on the command line

What command line tools exist to list and manage X server grabs? (That's grab as in key and pointer grabs, i.e. restricting the use of a particular key or mouse button to a particular application, or ...
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Mint Mate 17.3: How to enable mouse scrolling in man, less, vim

Is there a simple way to enable support for mousewheel scrolling in tools like vi, man and less in the default terminal of Mint Mate version 17.3? This works by default in Mint Cinnamon 17.1 and the ...
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Linux Mint 14.1 with Cinnamon - Mouse Sensitivity not Working

64-bit if that matters. My mouse sensitivity slider does nothing, but my acceleration slider works. I'd like acceleration off and sensitivity how I like it, but it refuses to work. I have tested the ...
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disable second mouse click, that clicked immediately.

My mouse is corrupt. So that sometimes when I click one time, it is clicked two times itself. Double-click happen when I just clicked once. How can I disable mouse click, for 0.5 second, that after ...
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Mouse click integration with SSH client, on command line, not just vim?

In vim, you can use the option :set mouse=a, and then (if your SSH client supports it) you will be able to simply click and the cursor will move, rather than having to use the arrow keys or whatnot. ...
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How do I disable touchpad [duplicate]

My cats love to sit on my lap while I'm working and it is almost impossible to keep them out of touchpad. How can I disable it? I'm using libinput driver and no desktop environment.
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Completely disabling mouse support in QEMU

I'm currently using QEMU for some work involving the VGA console. I'd like to turn off click-to-grab, which constantly triggers when I press CTRL+ALT+DEL (which my host Linux system is configured to ...
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Mouse freeze after logging in to Gnome

I did my first Arch Linux install yesterday. I later installed Gnome and I'm able to log in. The touchpad and mouse buttons work at the log in screen but once I'm logged on the Touchpad does not work....
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reconnect bluetooth mouse

I'm using a bluetooth mouse and keyboard via BlueZ. They were paired by the help of the tool bluetoothctl. When connecting them inside this cli-tool they both work perfectly. I'm looking for a way ...
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How can I increase the acceleration of the mouse wheel via xinput?

I have a Microsoft wireless USB mouse whose scroll wheel seems to have absolutely no acceleration whatsoever on Linux. On Windows and OSX, the faster I scroll, the faster the page scrolls, and vice ...
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How to get extract/compress option on right clicking?

I am using Linux Mint 14 Nadia . Earlier whenever I right clicked any folder I got options like Extract it, Compress etc. But now I am not getting them . Probably I changed/deleted some of the ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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Mouse wheel disabled into LibreOffice 5 on Fedora 24 KDE

I just installed Fedora 24 with KDE and 4.5.7 linux kernel on my Asus N750JV laptop but it seems I can't use my mouse wheel into LibreOffice application only. But the mouse wheel works great with ...
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Reverse two finger scroll direction with BCM5974?

I'm looking to reverse the scroll direction specifically on my Apple trackpad, and I'm not sure if there's an input option to do so: Device 'bcm5974': Device Enabled (144): 1 Coordinate ...
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Faster mouse acceleration on XFCE4

Is there any way to make mouse moves faster? I'm using 4K display, and 10x acceleration still too slow.
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Touch pad 'touch-click' not working but 'double-touch-scroll' working?

I installed Kali Linux 2.0 yesterday on my Zenbook UX303LB and touch-click on my track pad doesn't work. I had the same problem in Ubuntu so it's not a new issue and I just used a mouse as a ...
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mouse recognized as keyboard xinput (Fedora 22)

I recently got a Cougar 700m gaming mouse which does not work in Fedora 22. Running xinput lists it as a slave keyboard. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ...
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Fedora Touchpad Stopped Working After Update

So I am on the latest version of Fedora. I have an Acer Aspire E15. I did a dnf update about a week ago (it was probably two weeks out of date at that point) and shutdown. I didn't turn it on again ...
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Middle click detected by xev, but nothing responds to it

I'm running Antergos (Arch 4.6.2.1-ARCH), and am using a Corsair K70 mouse. I first noticed this problem when I went from Manjaro KDE edition over to Manjaro's Gnome edition, at which point Firefox ...
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Busy mouse cursor won't go away

You know how the mouse cursor changes to "Busy" icon when launching an app? In my case, even a long time gets passed after the app is launched, the Busy cursor still stays up as if the app is still ...
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Mouse cursor & video display issues since upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04

A couple of months ago I dist-upgraded my Laptop (a Lenovo X201) fro Lubuntu 15.10 to Lubuntu 16.04. Since that time, I've had the following problems: On resume after suspend, typically the mouse ...
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joystick as a mouse with Fedora

I would like to use a joystick as a mouse with Fedora 12. I tried js2mouse but didn't work. Is there another solution? How should I configure the system?
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How to scroll the screen using the middle click?

On Windows, most programs with large, scrollable text containers (e.g. all browsers, most word processors and IDEs) let you press the middle mouse button and then move the mouse to scroll. This ...
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Mouse pointer moves on its own

When I leave the mouse (Logitech Performance Mouse MX) alone, it moves (somewhat continuously) ever so slightly on its own! This causes several issues: when watching a video full screen, the seek ...
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Mouse auto-scroll (VirtualBox)

Problem: I am looking to add auto-scrolling--the function of panning a window after pressing the middle-mouse button--to my environment and all user applications. The best solution I've found is ...
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Configuring mouse for right+left button simulating middle click (for copy/paste)

I was using the mouse copy-paste extensively, until recently, when some OpenSuSe upgrade reconfigured this on all my machines. Now the scrollbuton is the one to paste (which I hate, since it's hard to ...
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Script for swapping mouse primary and secondary buttons

This answer show the command lines to swap the mouse primary and secondary button. However, I would like a script to automatically swap the mouse buttons every time is executed. Could somebody hint me ...
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How to change mouse acceleration in X permanently?

I've found this link about how to change mouse acceleration: xinput --set-prop 14 293 1 This works for me. I've tried putting this to my openbox's autostart script, but after some time my mouse ID(...
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Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 strange behavior

I'm using a Bluetooth Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 on linux (Arch linux with GS 3.x). It works fine 90% of the time. Then suddenly it happens that it starts sending strange inputs like if I'm ...
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Puppy Linux has problems with mouse.

I have an old IBM Thinkpad (I think it is the X40) that my dad bought refurbished thinking he was getting a great steal on a modern computer. What I am trying to do is get it running Puppy Linux form ...
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USB Devices doesn't work but show up in lsub and dmesg

I found this article and seem to have a similar Problem. Why is USB not working in Linux when it works in UEFI/BIOS? MyConfig Fujitsu Board Qxx Chipset i5-2400 I use VPro KVM and the input doesn't ...
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Using HID compliant mouse like device in ubuntu [closed]

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates a mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in Ubuntu. It works on windows. Device ...
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How to set pointer speed?

I have kali linux 2 installed. And I have a mouse of 8200 cpi. How can I set the minimal mouse pointer speed? If I set minimum in settings, it is still unusable. Also I tried:xset m 0 0, but still bad....
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How can I prevent imwheel from allowing some scrolling events to “pass-through”?

After much troubleshooting, I finally found a way to map Shift+Mouse-wheel to horizontal scroll, using imwheel. The pertinent part in ~/.imwheelrc is as follows. ".*" Shift_L, Up, Button6, 10 Shift_L,...
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How can I make imwheel leave most modifier actions as default?

I'm attempting to horizontal scroll with shift+scroll wheel. I've tried using imwheel, using the following in ~/.imwheelrc ".*" Shift_L, Up, Left Shift_L, Down, Right I then run imwheel -b 45. This ...
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Lost mouse pointer in XServer

Have tried many windows managers including TWM, xfce and Gnome, but my mouse pointer is gone. It is invisible, but it performs all the actions. If I do the right click the context menu opens and this ...
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Mousewheel/touchpad scrolling in Browsers

I'm not exactly sure how to formulate this, however: When I scroll using mousewheel or two-finger touchpad gesture, the page in Chrome or Firefox continues scrolling for a bit after I've put my ...
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How to hide mouse cursor in gnome-shell and gdm display manager?

I'm trying hide the mouse cursor my Debian Jessie with gnome-shell and gdm display manager. I could easily do if I know how can pass the argument -nocursor to X server with the GDM Display manager. ...
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Disable scroll inside Xfce terminal / Avoid scrolling through command history

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 ...
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keyboard not working when log in with usb mouse

I have a very strange issue with my Xfce4/Debian Sid. When I log in with an USB mouse attached to the laptop, the build in keyboard isn't working. When I log out, disconnect the mouse and log in again,...
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Can mouse wheel scrolling work in a Screen session?

Is there any way to use the mouse wheel to scroll through the output of a screen session? I can use the keypad scroll through previous output in screen after pressing ctrl+a [. Is it possible to do ...