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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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Horizontal scrolling in Firefox?

In Windows, holding shift while using the mouse scroll wheel allows scrolling sideways in Firefox. Firefox in Linux however behaves like Microsoft Edge does on Windows: It goes back to the previous ...
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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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How can I have one scroll direction for touchpad, and another for thinkpad nub?

I am using a fresh Debian 9.5 install with Gnome as my desktop, inside a VirtualBox (with GuestAdditions) running on a Windows 10 system, all on a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Yoga (with all the bells ...
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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 ...
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How to increase horizontal mouse scroll sensitivity?

I have a Logitech MX Master mouse with a vertical and horizontical scroll wheel. Everything works fine, mouse events work / can be remapped, both scroll wheels do their job, etc. The only annoying ...
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scroll down by one line near the end of the file in less

I have a file with really long lines that I am trying to view in less. If I am near the top of the file, I can arrow right or use -S (to disable line wrapping) and then press down arrow or e and it ...
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Virtual terminal vertical scrolling is really slow

I'm using Manjaro Linux, runlevel 3. The odd thing is, whenever using commands like less and man, the page scrolling is really slow. Whether I'm using PgUp or PgDn, scrolling with the arrows or using ...
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less colored output with word-wrap disabled

TL;RD less -S -R gives colored output but lines still wrapped to next line. I'm requesting a http service (instagram api) which gives me json encoded data. I use prettyjson from npm to see colored ...
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Emulate bidirectional scroll using hotkey + trackball

I've built a custom keyboard with a trackball under my thumb and I want to map a scroll behavior in such way that when I press a shortcut (like left alt) and rotate the ball, it should behave like a ...
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mupdf continuous scrolling

I use mupdf and I like it a lot, because I'm a vim-addict. One thing bugs me: There is no continuous scrolling. When you reach the end of a page and scroll further, then it "jumps" to the next page. ...
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tmux mouse scrolling without altering copy/paste?

I'm having difficultly finding an explanation for allowing the OS default copy/paste capabilities (i.e. highlight a portion of text and then use standard shortcut or right click menu) and allow mouse ...
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ELAN touchpad (04F3:0401) enable double finger scrolling

I'm having trouble enabling the two finger scrolling on my new Asus X540L. sugarman@sugarman:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual ...
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Change scroll speed with libinput

My mouse wheel scrolls too slowly, so I want to increase the number of lines for each scroll "tick". I read that this is possible by setting the Evdev Scrolling Distance with xinput, however, I am ...