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Ways to avoid accidental Scroll-Lock

I am running R overnight computations on linux machine and what happens from time to time is that I came in the morning only to find out that the computation was stuck on Scroll-Lock (it probably ...
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How do I prevent sideways scrolling (and get wrapping instead) of long bash command-lines in CentOS8?

Normally, bash command-lines wrap - which I am used to and works great: [cnd@MacBook-Pro ~]$ echo abcdefgABCDEFGhijklmnopHIJKLMNOPq rsQRStuvTuvWXYZ (I made my window narrow to demonstrate) However -...
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Speed of scroll by mousedrag in tmux

I have gathered a quite nice .tmux.conf with mouse selection going to clipboard and everything. But one thing is left to be optimized. When I MouseDrag1Pane (I assume) to the border of a pane, in copy-...
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Budgie application menu applet scroll problem

I am new to Linux. I am using the Kali-Linux with budgie desktop environment. In this environment, if I click on the application menu applet, it doesn't show the top part of the menu. If i move the ...
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Why doesn't Esc-[ scroll left in `less`?

According to the manpage for lesskey, the following keys are bound to left-scroll and right-scroll: \e[ left-scroll \e] right-scroll \e( left-scroll \e) right-scroll \kl ...
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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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Controlling audio volume with the mouse wheel on screen edges

I want to achieve controlling audio volume with the mouse wheel on the rightmost pixel column, like with volume2 or volumouse on windows. I wrote a simple script and binded it to mouse wheel up/down ...
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fcitx inverts scroll direction

I am trying to set up Japanese input on Arch Linux / XMonad using fcitx-mozc. After following the fcitx setup instructions given on the arch wiki, I noticed that after starting fcitx, my scroll ...
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Mouse wheel issues on Pop!_OS

I'm giving Pop!_OS (based on Ubuntu 19.04) a try, and am experiencing a very annoying issue with the mouse wheel (a Logitech MX Anywhere 2). First of all the scrolling speed is very slow; I read ...
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How to save command line screen output in Linux after running program?

I ran a program that has a good amount of command line output, and it ran on a screen in a ssh server. I referred to this post so that I can scroll through the screen and see the output, but there is ...
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Tmux returns to home/prompt when scrolling on status bar changes

When scrolling on tmux when using powerline CPU system properties segment, every time the latter updates, the window goes back to the "home"/current prompt setting. This is really irritating since I ...
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Sidescrolling using Shift+Scroll like in Windows

Not all mice have scroll balls that scroll in all directions, or even scroll wheels with side tilt functionality. In Windows, when browsing with Firefox, one can scroll to the side by holding the ...
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How to disable fullscreen mouse scrolling?

On programs that run in "fullscreen" mode, when I change the "fullscreen" resolution to something that is lower than what my desktop resolution is, I can scroll past the edges of the program by moving ...
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Button scrolling only as a fallback?

I am using a Thinkpad with a Trackpoint. By default on my system, libinput is configured to use button scrolling for the trackpoing, as configured by xinput set-prop 14 "libinput Scroll Method ...
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disable scroll by 3 and 4 fingers on synaptics touchpad

I am fine with scrolling with 2 fingers. I have already disbaled edge scrolling by 1 finger. I want to disable click and scrolling by 3 and 4 fingers on my synaptics touchpad. System details: ...
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IMWheel creates jittery scroll when using touch-pad

Mouse scroll performance is poor in Linux and there is no built-in method to control the same. Hence, I did some digging and came across IMWheel. I followed this tutorial How to Adjust or Increase ...
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Mouse scroll wheel speed problem with linux kernel 5.0

Sometimes, the mouse scrolling speed changes to a very slow rate, where it takes many clicks (3-8 clicks) or significant wheel rotation to scroll the page one step. This started after upgrading to ...
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Changing mouse scroll speed

I'm trying to change the mouse scroll speed. Currently it's way too slow. I'm using GNOME 3.32 and there are no obvious settings to adapt that. Ideally I would like to change it at the system level, ...
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How to get touchscreen scrolling to work

when I attempt to scroll the creen with my finger, the computer treats it like I am clicking and dragging. how do I replace this behavior with how Windows 10 or Android would handle this, by scrolling ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 touchpad scrolling is temperamental

I recently bought an old Dell Latitude E6420 laptop for cheap. As it's not very powerful, I installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS onto it to speed some it up somewhat. I have also wanted to properly use and ...
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How to set mouse wheel scroll to page length per click

My Logitech Optical Generic 3-button Mouse scrolls only few lines at a time. I used desktop Xfce on several distros, including Manjaro, CentOS and MX Linux (though I didn't try Xubuntu yet). I know I ...
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I have a long running script but want to be able to scroll through the stdout output as it executes

I have a script that runs for a long time. It has plenty of output to stdout that I would like to be able to read over in real time but also scroll up and down. Whenever a new line of output is ...
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Use trackball for horizontal and vertical scrolling

I have a trackball mouse and want to extend the scrolling capabilities. Because the horizontal scrollwheel is very limited, I thought about using the trackball for scrolling when pressing a particular ...
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Putty Telnetsession does not update whole “popup window scroll list”

I have the following issue: I'm using Putty to operate an application on a Unix system. After some tweaking, I get the response as it should, colors, borders of pop-up screens. One thing does not ...
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How to disable terminal scrolling in a Bash script?

When using a program like htop - mouse scroll wheel action will not do anything. How can I reproduce such behavior in my Bash script? I guess there should be a way to tell the terminal to ignore ...
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Cannot scroll terminal in Debian

I have a Debian Virtual Machine running on VMWare Pro 15. The problem is my laptop doesn't have a separate Page up and Page down key it resides under the 9 and 3 key of my keypad. When toggling ...
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Copy terminal scrollback buffer preserving ANSI escape sequences, but without pre-starting script/screen

I have a live running mate-terminal whose scrollback buffer already contains a lot of text with color/bolding, but (unfortunately) no screen management/capture program (like script/screen/tmux) was ...
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Linux Mint 18 - Enable Kinetic Scroll / Scroll Coasting

How can I enable MacOS-like scroll momentum for the trackpad with 🌱Linux Mint 18?
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How to scroll in a Ubuntu terminal using arrow keys

I get some standard output in a terminal and try to use the arrow keys to scroll up but instead it gives me previous commands. Page up and page down do nothing. Using the scroll bar is extremely ...
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Question about Evince pdf scrolling

I love Evince; along with Zathura for more minimal pdf viewing, it's my favorite document viewer. I have a question about when I scroll using the CTRL key. When I use the "J" or "K" to navigate it ...
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Two finger scrolling is missing in RHEL 7.5 on Lenovo T500 [duplicate]

I am experiencing difficulties finding what the issue might be. Two finger scrolling works in Windows 10 works even on this old machine, but moving to RHEL, and even having two finger scrolling ...
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Is it possible to scroll beyond the end of a file in the less pager?

Is it possible to scroll past the bottom in less? Ideally, I'd like to be able to see the last line of the file I am viewing at the top of my terminal window (the rest of the screen may be filled ...
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How to use Mouse Wheel Emulation?

I have a pointing device without a scroll wheel, but I'd like to be able to scroll with it, perhaps by holding down a key and dragging. I've seen a few threads about similar topics, but none of the ...
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Automatic down scroll during boot and sometimes in apps

I am facing some weird issues since a few days, all of which seem to be arising due to a single problem. Once the boot menu pops up, the selection immediately jumps to the last entry (which in my ...
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scrolling with mouse wheel in konsole

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 ...
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Scrolling is inherited between windows in GNOME 3

Rather odd behaviour I've picked up on; after scrolling (a noticeably large amount) in one window, alt-tabbing to another window and then attempting to scroll even just a single line, this new window ...
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Slow down touchpad vertical scroll (too sensitive)

The vertical scroll of my touchpad is very sensitive. I just put one finger in the right side of the touchpad and the page start scrolling up and down. If I use Google Maps, it gets me crazy. This is ...
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Can I globally disable kinetic scrolling on touchpad?

I want to scroll exactly the distance I scroll, not twice as far. I'm sure kinetic scrolling is amazing for touch devices, but touchpads are no more touch devices than keyboards, where you touch the ...
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How can I scroll up in tty? [duplicate]

When I work in a tty (ALT 1-6), is annoy not see previous comands output. In tty is posible scroll up, with a keyboard shorcut?
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natural scrolling does not work in gnome

I am using GNOME Shell 3.22.0 on nixos, and trying to enable natural scrolling for my mouse's scroll wheel. Under settings, there is a 'natural scrolling' option, as shown in this screenshot My ...
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maximum scrollback size of “screen” window manager

The "screen" window manager allows specifying the desired size of the scrollback buffer. E.g. when starting a new session: (source) ‘-h num’ Set the history scrollback buffer to be num lines ...
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KDE 5.28 scroll wheel reversing does not work anymore

I did a clean install of Debian 9 stretch with Plasma desktop (KDE 5.28), but migrated my old /home/philipp. The KDE settings were not migrated, as it seems, so I chose my settings anew. One option ...
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How to display inline images in a terminal that update on scroll with w3mimgdisplay

The w3mimgdisplay program displays images in buffered terminal emulators. This is how: http://blog.z3bra.org/2014/01/images-in-terminal.html . But it is not very well documented. As pointed out in the ...
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Can I overwrite multiple lines of stdout at the command-line without losing terminal scrollback?

I'd like to create multiple progress bars and update them on the go, without the need to clear the whole screen (I'd like the previous stdout contents to remain on the screen). I need to: Write a ...
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Multitail: Scroll up

I use multitail to view 3 log files at the same time. Let's say I notice something strange in the second log file. How to scroll up the second log file, to look back at what had happened earlier? ...
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Disable two finger scrolling everywhere there isn't a scrollbar!

I love two-finger scrolling, but if my mouse cursor is slightly in the wrong place, it will activate the wrong feature -- features that I never use! If the cursor is over the titlebar, it will scroll ...
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Scroll wheel scrolls in both directions

I am using Fedora 25 on my laptop and have a weird problem with the wheel on my wireless mouse. Under the mouse is written Easterntimes Tech X-08, but Amazon says that it is a Patuoxun mouse. When ...
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Modify mouse wheel and touchpad two-finger scrolling speed

I'm running GNOME 3 on Fedora 25, which uses Wayland as opposed to Xorg. I'm having trouble finding a way to modify my mouse wheel scroll speed and touchpad scroll speed without affecting mouse/...
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Why is my dual-scroll Wheel mouse only behaving as if it has a single wheel?

I have an Optical GreatEye Wheelmouse which has 2 scroll wheels and 5 "buttons" (three including middle as "click" on first scroll wheel) and left and right side buttons (dark side areas in image ...
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Load additional history in tmux scrollback

If I'm monitoring log output in tmux and see something that I want to inspect as it scrolls by, I hit Ctrl-b [. I can then move around in the scroll buffer. When I am finished, I go to the end of the ...