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The only horizontal scrolling commands scroll by half a screenful, but you can pass a numeric argument to specify the number of characters, e.g. typing 4 Right scrolls to the right by 4 characters …
answered Nov 26 '14 by Gilles
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You can control some settings of input devices with xinput. Run xinput list to list devices. Each device has a name and a numerical ID. You can use either this name or this ID to list properties of th …
answered Sep 4 '15 by Gilles
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A scroll wheel is seen as a pair of buttons, one for rotation in one direction and one for rotation in the other direction. Up is button 4, down is button 5, left is 6, right is 7. So remap the button …
answered Sep 24 '14 by Gilles
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than that most applications don't support this kind of fine-grained scrolling. Nonetheless, you can get fairly close at the system level. It is possible to set up a mouse button such that when it is … are typically interpreted as scrolling by one whole line or column. To play with this configuration, use the xinput program (I don't know if there's a GUI frontend for it). First, run the following …
answered Nov 21 '13 by Gilles
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, you could arrange for synclient to run whenever you log in. This would make the two-finger scrolling a per-user setting rather than a system-wide setting. See Is there a standard way to have a program start when a user logs in on Linux?; Auto running bash script on login …
answered Mar 27 '12 by Gilles
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w3m can be a decent pager (though I do prefer less). It supports the mouse (you may need to enable this in the configuration), including scrolling. Vim is a text editor but can be used as a pager …
answered Feb 13 '15 by Gilles