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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 ...
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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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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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Mint Mate 17.3: How to enable mouse scrolling in man, less, vim

Is there a simple way to enable support for mousewheel scrolling in tools like vi, man and less in the default terminal of Mint Mate version 17.3? This works by default in Mint Cinnamon 17.1 and the ...
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Stop scrolling when the mousewheel stops

I have a mouse with a button that toggles the friction on the mouse wheel. This way I can scroll really fast, if I want to. In tmux however, when I use the "frictionless" mode, it will continue ...
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Mouse auto-scroll (VirtualBox)

Problem: I am looking to add auto-scrolling--the function of panning a window after pressing the middle-mouse button--to my environment and all user applications. The best solution I've found is ...
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Display file text one page at a time, wait 20 seconds, then auto-advance

This question is for AIX 7 I have been working on a monitor which will display several pages of text. Initially the end user wanted a scrolling list for which I constructed this: IFS=''; cat plfeed ...
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How can I prevent imwheel from allowing some scrolling events to “pass-through”?

After much troubleshooting, I finally found a way to map Shift+Mouse-wheel to horizontal scroll, using imwheel. The pertinent part in ~/.imwheelrc is as follows. ".*" Shift_L, Up, Button6, 10 Shift_L,...
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Mousewheel/touchpad scrolling in Browsers

I'm not exactly sure how to formulate this, however: When I scroll using mousewheel or two-finger touchpad gesture, the page in Chrome or Firefox continues scrolling for a bit after I've put my ...
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Cancel scroll event when another key is pressed

When I scroll with middle mouse the event of scrolling is continued until it gradually turns to 0. Think this is a general issue as I experienced it on more than 1 linux distro (NixOS and ArchLinux) ...
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Disable scroll inside Xfce terminal / Avoid scrolling through command history

Is there a way to disable scrolling through command history for the Xfce terminal? I don't wish to rely on palm rejection, I'd just like it disabled when I'm using the terminal. Specifically I'm ...
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Make screen work like a terminal (scrolling + alternate screen) [duplicate]

I would like to use screen (from GNOME Terminal, via ssh) like I use GNOME Terminal without screen, or as close as possible to that. Specifically: In GNOME Terminal, I can scroll back using the mouse ...
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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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How can I disable this GTK3 scrollbar behaviour?

When I click for longer than a second on a scrollbar slider in a GTK3 program, it becomes narrow and the scrolling becomes ridiculously slow. I know that this is intentional, but I find it really ...
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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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Halt the mouse wheel on keyboard key down

I have a Synaptics trackpad (specifically a BCM5974) on a MacBook5,1. If I lift my fingers off of my trackpad after scrolling without deliberately pausing the scroll motion first, the scroll will ...
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How to scroll while Holding Shift to copy in tmux?

I have Mouse mode set to on in Tmux so that I can make use of the scroll wheel using set-window-option -g mode-mouse on. However if I want to copy the output of a particular command which spans more ...
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How to scroll in Eclipse with mouse wheel-button pushed down

I'm looking for plugin in Eclipse which supports scrolling with the wheel-button pushed down and moving the mouse up and down. The only plugin I found so far is: https://code.google.com/p/eclipse-mmb-...
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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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Compile xf86-input-libinput and get my version to be used [closed]

Wayland Libinput has a noticeable 0.5s delay at two-finger scrolling. The setting is in code with the line #define DEFAULT_GESTURE_2FG_SCROLL_TIMEOUT ms2us(500) in the file evdev-mt-touchpad-...
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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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Linux Scroll Extension [duplicate]

I've already searched for it in google or stackexchange but didn't find anything. Is there anything for linux (exactly Kali Linux) for scrolling with the scroll mouse button? I mean, you know, like ...
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Disable Windows style scroll bars in Chromium

Is there any way to disable the supremely irritating Windows-style scroll bar in Chromium web browser? By that, I mean the way that the scroll bar stops scrolling up and down (and jerks back to the ...
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Is it possible to scroll faster than PgUp/PgDown in tmux?

I have approximately 400k lines of output to scroll in tmux. How can I speed up the pace of scroll in copy mode? Alternatively, how can I transfer all the (already generated) output content to a file?
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Is it possible to tweak input from touchpad?

I use a MS keyboard on my Debian machine. The problem is that MS does not ship configuration software for us and touchpad's default scrolling directions are reversed (it uses natural scrolling). I ...
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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 do I disable the window-switching effect of mouse-roll in Debian 8.1 (KDE)?

I have installed Debian 8.1. It originally ran LXDE but I then installed KDE Plasma 4 on it (which is the desktop environment I am currently using) Now whenever I roll the centre mouse button back ...
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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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How to stop scrolling from changing workspaces in i3 on CrunchBang++?

I installed CrunchBang++ on a VirtualBox machine. I installed a few packages from the welcome script and the VirtualBox guest additions. I then installed i3 and set it as my window manager by creating ...
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Two-finger scrolling on Linux Mint

I recently installed Mint 17 Cinnamon on my laptop and am not able to get the Two-finger scrolling to work. I have changed the Panel Layout to Two-finger scrolling in system settings but that doesn't ...
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Increase the number of lines scrolled by a mouse wheel tick, everywhere

When I use the mouse wheel, I want to be able to configure it to scroll by multiple lines at a time, e.g. each tick would scroll 5 lines. In Windows you can increase or decrease the number of lines ...
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How do I configure a Trackpoint, so middle-click scrolling is not misinterpreted as a middle-click paste?

I'm using a Thinkpad USB Trackpoint keyboard, and when I try to scroll, using middle-click and the trackpoint, sometimes it performs a middle-click paste. I don't recall this ever happening with the ...
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Viewing man pages with scroll wheel support

I'd like to use the scroll wheel (xterm mouse escape codes) to scroll through man pages, like I can in emacs with xterm-mouse-mode. less doesn't seem to have support for that and short of recompiling ...
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How To Change Scrollbar Action In GNOME 3.10

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 which includes GNOME 3.10. I would like to change the default method / action xwindows takes when I click on a scrollbar above or below the slider. Currently it moves ...
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How can keyboard smooth scrolling be turned off in gedit (GNOME 3.14/Fedora 21)?

In gedit on GNOME 3.14 (Fedora 21), using the mousewheel to scroll results in ordinary scrolling, whereas using the arrow keys or PageUp/PageDown results in smooth scrolling. How can smooth scrolling ...
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Is there a way to disable mouse scrolling on a combobox in GTK/Gnome and Qt/KDE?

I'm scrolling a window content and it happens the mouse pointer place over a combo box and it begins to scroll its content. This is annoying. I experienced it in KDE and Gnome and I'm wondering is ...
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Use Scroll Lock key for terminal flow control

So, my Scroll Lock key doesn't have much use, while I keep hitting Ctrl+S with no intention of stopping control flow. I know how to disable Ctrl+S from locking scroll (stty -ixon), but can I use ...
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Horizontal scrolling in smaller increments with less -S

I'm using less to parse HTTP access logs. I want to view everything neatly on single lines, so I'm using -S. The problem I have is that the first third of my terminal window is taken up with metadata ...
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How to disable nemo's horizontal scroll

When using the nemo file browser in icon mode (compact view) the scroll turns to horizontal rather than vertical. For me this is very hard to work with. If the files are in list mode you can scroll ...
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configure 4-way scroll

My MS mouse has 4-way scrolling feature and OS understands it perfectly. But, for some reason, I don't need its horizontal scrolling. Is it possible to reconfigure horizontal scrolling to act like ...
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How can I make imwheel leave most modifier actions as default?

I'm attempting to horizontal scroll with shift+scroll wheel. I've tried using imwheel, using the following in ~/.imwheelrc ".*" Shift_L, Up, Left Shift_L, Down, Right I then run imwheel -b 45. This ...
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Keyboard shortcut for horizontal scrolling

Is there a utility I could use to scroll the active window horizontally using the keyboard?
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Qt Application Disobeying Xmodmap

A long while ago, I created a ~/.Xmodmap reversing the 4 and 5 to create "natural scrolling": pointer = 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 8 9 10 11 12 I source .Xmodmap in .xinitrc in the standard fashion (xmodmap $...
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page up in gnu screen with Shift-PageUp [duplicate]

In the Linux terminal the key sequence Shift-PageUp can often be used to scroll up. However, this key sequence doesn't seem to work in gnu screen when ssh'ing to particular machines. I have two ...
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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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What exactly is scrollback and scrollback buffer?

What are "scrollback" and "scrollback buffer" in programs like bash and screen, and how do they relate to the tty, the programs being run, and stdin/ stdout/ stderr? Here is the only definition of "...
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Smooth scrolling - where does it come from?

So, I've been dealing with Ubuntu and other Debian-based distros for a while and kinda like Crunchbang. But I've been also noticing that Ubuntu (as well as LMDE) comes with that fancy/nice/eyecandy ...
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A terminal that is always scrollable or forever like less?

I'm currently using #!Waldorf, but have used Manjaro, Mint, Ubunto, Fedora, etc. Is there a way to make my terminal always behave like it's passed to less but without the (END) "feature" that ...
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How do I increase my iterm (tmux) window scrollback (not the line scrollback)

When I want to scroll back, i.e. with my mouse (or with PageUp) I can only go up about 43 pages (about 2000 lines). Can I increase that? I have my terminal preference -> "Scrollback Lines" set to ...