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Touchpad Gestures not working in Pop OS

I tried demo mode of pop os 21.04 in my Dell Inspiron 5559 laptop. Everything working fine except touchpad Gestures. Is there any reason? If I install pop os will gestures work? Is there any way to ...
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libinput -- disable horizontal scrolling [duplicate]

The Logitech Trackman does not have a scroll wheel so we enable it by installing libinput and this libinput.conf Section "InputClass" Identifier "Marble Mouse" MatchProduct "...
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Annoying multitouch behavior Elantech touchpad on Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon

Recently I installed Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon. Touchpad multi finger behavior is strange and annoying. When I tap with two fingers exactly at the same time, it performs right click and if one of my ...
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Single mouse click turns into drag and drop when connecting to remote devices

On Ubuntu 20.04, I have a strange problem which is that regular mouse clicks turn into press and hold, drag and drop icon events when connected to a remote mobile device. The strange thing is that ...
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How to create a gesture that changes the system volume

Can you create a gesture that lets you do a three finger swipe, which increases and decreases the system volume?
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How to make 3 finger tap on touchpad act as middle mouse button for Debian 10, Cinnamon

I'm using Cinnamon on Debian 10 through virtualbox, and the "Mouse and Touchpad" settings don't seem to let me configure a 3 finger touchpad tap as the middle mouse button. How else can I do this?
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How do I prevent scrolling to the next email when I mouse scroll in mutt. mutt in Centos 7

mutt in Centos 7 I write this to help others as the articles I found were a mess and did not explain properly. So when I am in an email in Mutt and I naturally scroll out of instinct, mutt sends me ...
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I upgrade from Debian 9 to 10 and middle-click stops working

Recently I upgrade Debian on my laptop from Stretch to Buster. I noticed some problems (some apps stopped working, there was no drag 'n drop, Nvidia 3D card was not functional, etc), so I searched the ...
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How to execute a function on button click with mouse movement?

I want the system to listen for a button press and then a mouse Right/left/up/down movement. I know which button is pressed by XEV, but I don’t know how to listen for mouse movements and then execute ...
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How to make the touch pad normal/minimal in Linux Mint?

I have bought a ASUS Vivobook S510U and installed linux Mint. The mouse is behaving abnormally. For example, it simulates the middle/scroll key of the mouse when I click in the middle of the right ...
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Slow mouse button release in Debian stretch

In the past few weeks (after an update) my touchpad have been acting weird. Whenever, I let go of the mouse button the system does not register it until several seconds later. This is particular ...
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How to set absolute mouse cursor position in Wayland without using mouse?

The question is pretty straight forward. What I would have used under X [xdotool] obviously does not work moving forward, and no obvious new solutions have arisen given the relative new adoption of ...
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LMB + CTRL disable

My question is about that after pressing LMB + CTRL I have weird Green Circle (Linux Mint) It's disturbing me in playing games a lot, because when I'm trying to do something with comibination of ...
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What's the future of complex touch gestures on Unix? [closed]

The standard (only?) method of utilizing complex mouse/trackpad/pen gestures on Linux is Easystroke. Before anyone mentions touchegg/libinput-gestures and similar, they serve a different purpose. ...
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libinput-gestures two-finger swipe?

I run arch on a macbook, still dual-booting into macos from time to time. The hardest thing I've hade to re-train muscle memory wise is the "swipe right to go back in the browser"-feature from macos. ...
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"Shake to locate cursor" feature

I was wondering if there is a feature in linux like OSX "shake to locate cursor", which temporarily makes the user's mouse or trackpad cursor much larger when shaken back and forth, making it easier ...
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Drop down terminal when mouse hits top border of Desktop

I would like a drop down terminal which drops down when I move the mouse to the top (or bottom, left, right), similar to how the panel can be configured to auto-hide and only drop down or pop up if ...
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Touchpad gesture on wayland gnome 3.18 [closed]

I am Using gnome 3.18.2 on wayland. I know there is support for touchpad gesture in wayland but how do I configure it?
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wrong behaviour of mouse pointer

Currently i am using ubuntu 14.04. my mouse pointer is showing wrong coordinates please refer to following screenshots:- here you can see pointer is slightly moved left.. more example :- here ...
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How to configure the mouse wheel to scroll between windows of the same group?

I'm more used to Unity and I really like the option of placing my mouse pointer over an opened application icon and scroll the mouse wheel to move between the application's opened windows. In XFCE ...
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Logitech t630 and GNOME shell

I'm using the Logitech t360 bluetooth mouse with GS 3.16. It work fine, but according to this it should have various options for gestures (on windows). In Linux, scrolling works fine and also two ...
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OpenBox Mouse binding for dragging window to screen edge

I am trying to edit the lxde-rc.xml file (in ~/.config/openbox) so I can implement Window snapping like in Microsoft Windows. When a window is dragged to the right edge of the screen, it maximizes to ...
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I can't use mouse wheel scroll in Eclipse XFCE

I have installed Arch Linux + XFCE and installed Eclipse Mars on it. It works fine except for the mouse scroll. Does anyone know what I should look for on this issue?
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How to set maximum distance between two finger for two finger scroll?

I'm on a MacBook Pro running fresh Arch on Gnome 3 with xf86-input-libinput. I'm trying to find any setting to configure a maximum distance for detecting two finger for scroll, is there a way to set ...
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Is it Possible to use Mouse Movement in a Shortcut?

I'm interested in creating shortcut keys that use mouse movement as part of their trigger to send a keycode, for example so that I could have a shortcut like: ctrl + alt + [mouse movement down] ...
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