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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kali Linux 2016 Rolling Inverted Mouse Scrolling

My mouse scrolling is inverted I have taken a look at this post: https://jamesmcdonald.com/2011/07/invert-mouse-scroll-wheel-in-debian/ But my config is like this: Section "InputClass" ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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What's an alternative to tail -f that has convenient scrolling? [duplicate]

I'm usually inside GNU Screen or tmux, and that doesn't give me great scrolling functionality. Is there an alternative to tail -f that allows me to quickly scroll up? A tool that is like most is to ...
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Is there a way to make Screen scroll like a normal terminal?

I love screen, but it drives me nuts that I have to stop typing input, hit CTRL+A [, and then find what I need. Is there a way to make the scroll wheel function normally, rather than scrolling ...
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Unity DE on GalliumOS: Why might my scroll direction be ignoring dconf settings?

I'm running GalliumOS 2.0 (release details) (home page) because it's nearly perfect for my setup. The only issue is that I really don't like the desktop environment. I much prefer Unity, so I ...
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Scrolling with mouse while right button held down

I'm trying to configure my mouse to push down a button (right), hold on and drag down/up on a page resulting in scrolling the page like I would do with the wheel. I found the following question/answer ...
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Scrolling is disabled all of a sudden in terminal

Sometimes I use the terminal (konsole) and all of a sudden the behaviour when mouse scrolling goes from scrolling through past output to scrolling through the history on the command prompt, and there ...
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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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How to put current line at top/center/bottom of screen in vim?

Any quicker navigation trick to place the line at which the cursor is at the moment to the top of the screen? center of the screen? bottom of the screen?
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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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Use Mosh without giving up local scrollback / history?

Is there a way to use mosh without giving up the local scrollback? Basically, in some circumstances, IP-roaming is indeed useful and needed, but the extra terminal emulation and key prediction seems ...
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Scrollbar moves to where I click

I use MATE on Fedora. At some point, the behavior of scrollbars on many applications has changed. When I click below a scrollbar, now the scrollbar jumps to where I clicked. Previously, it used to ...
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Jump to last prompt in terminal (or tmux)

In a terminal, are there any shortcuts to jump to a previous/next prompt? Scrolling up and trying to find the start of a log slows down my workflow. I'm using iTerm on OSX, but this should be ...
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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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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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Can I configure my laptop's touchpad to only do scrolling?

I have a Thinkpad which has both a TrackPoint mouse pointer (the little red thing between the G and H keys) and a Synaptics Touchpad. I don't really like the Touchpad, and in fact keep swiping it ...
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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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How to scroll large datafile while keeping header

Suppose I have some large datafile, which overflow the screen in both vertical and horizontal direction. How can I browse this file, while the header-lines stay on the screen? For the moment, I am ...
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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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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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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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Scroll inside Screen, or Pause Output

I use screen for my command-line tasks while managing the servers where I work. I usually run small commands (mostly file-system tasks) but sometimes I run more extensive tasks (like DBA). The output ...
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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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Adjust mouse wheel sensitivity in Fedora / Gnome

Short Question Is there a way to adjust the mouse wheel scroll sensitivity in Fedora 18? Long Question I'm running Fedora 18, with the standard Gnome desktop. I use a Logitech M705 mouse with the ...
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How to scroll in a terminal by line in GNOME Terminal 2.31.3?

I use Shift+(PgUp/PgDown) while scrolling in the terminal. But it seems to scroll one screen (or a half may be) at a time. I feel comfortable scrolling the terminal by line with the mouse, but don't ...
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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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Scroll by line in terminal rather than by page Shift + PgUp

Is there a keyboard way to scroll the terminal by line the same way we scroll with mouse wheel? Shift+PgUp/PgDown give only by-page scrolling. I would like to scroll slowly as with mouse wheel. My ...
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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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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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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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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 ...