In konsole, mouse wheel scrolling events translate to up-arrow(^[[A) and down-arrow(^[[B) instead of the usual ^Y and ^E. Due to this, using mouse wheel in a konsole window results in scrolling through the shell history. How can I fix it and get the required behaviour?

  • What do you mean by "usual" ^Y and ^E? I've never heard of mouse wheel scrolling emitting these. Anyway, see bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=355106 for a relevant bugreport. – egmont Nov 20 '17 at 19:44
  • Run the cat command and scroll with the mouse wheel. You can also scroll up and down in a terminal with C-Y and C-E, in the terminals I've used at least – saga Nov 21 '17 at 7:48
  • Ctrl+letter shortcuts are essential to applications running inside terminal emulators, terminal emulators don't grab them but forward them to the application. Shortcuts of terminal emulators typically require Ctrl+Shift. The scrollbar belongs to the terminal, apps running inside have no direct way of scrolling them back and forth. ^Y and ^E might be doing something in your shell on in the apps you typically run there. For me, in the shell (bash with pretty much the default settings) ^E jumps to the end of the line, and ^Y doesn't do anything. – egmont Nov 21 '17 at 14:12

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