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What could cause a missing mouse scroll event just after reversing scroll direction?

What could cause a missing mouse scroll event just after reversing scroll direction? I’m using Ubuntu 22.04.2 on an x86_64 system, with Xorg and libinput. I have a Logitech MX Master mouse (the first model), and I’ve noticed some unusual behaviour with scrolling. The mouse has a free-wheeling scroll wheel which can be set to …

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control scrolling speed in webpages in firefox

control scrolling speed in webpages in firefox i recently started using Ubuntu. i noticed that two finger scrolling in webpages is very fast. much faster than windows. i am using Firefox browser. any idea how to decrease the speed. Asked By: john S || Source Go to settings via the menu (three bars) and search …

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xrdp provided by APT has a touchpad scrolling issue. How can I get a newer version?

xrdp provided by APT has a touchpad scrolling issue. How can I get a newer version? Scenario: Remote desktop connection from Windows laptop to Ubuntu machine with xrdp. Installing xrdp with APT gives me the version shown below. However, this version has an issue in which touchpad scrolling occurs about 20 times faster than it …

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Can you rescue a shell from an accidental "yes" command?

Can you rescue a shell from an accidental "yes" command? Scenario: I’m running a bunch of commands, some of which prompt for "yes/no" answers. I accidentally type yes as a command instead of as a response to a prompt. OOPS. Now my shell looks like this: $ yum install -y something-important … useful output I …

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Linux scrollwheel "Jump back" when I scroll

Linux scrollwheel "Jump back" when I scroll I have a very frustrating problem, I THINK the real problem is bad hardware, but I have had the problem with multiple brands (including logitech) so I assume the windows driver fix this and thus no reason to spend money on proper hardware. Using xev|grep "state 0x10" to …

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How to change 2-finger touchpad scroll speed on Ubuntu 22.04

How to change 2-finger touchpad scroll speed on Ubuntu 22.04 Is there a way to change how quickly (or how far) a laptop touchpad scrolls? This question is specific to 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). Although there are many similar questions, none asks specifically about 22.04. The answers for 22.04 will likely differ from past answers because …

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two finger scrolling and tap to click stopped working in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish

two finger scrolling and tap to click stopped working in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish I’ve just updated and first thing I check has stopped working. It’s an HP EliteBook 820 G2 and I updated from Impish 21.10. Can anyone suggest fixes or troubleshooting? I tried editing the settings to toggle scrolling and tap to click …

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Precise scrolling & pinch to zoom broken in Firefox on 22.04 after working on 21.10

Precise scrolling & pinch to zoom broken in Firefox on 22.04 after working on 21.10 How do I enable precise scrolling and pinch to zoom in Firefox? I just put the default installation of the latest LTS on my laptop yesterday, and precise scrolling in Firefox is broken (two finger swiping my touchpad emulates a …

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Disable switching between different desktops with mouse scroll

Disable switching between different desktops with mouse scroll I just upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 and so far I am loving the new update. After changing the dock to auto hide I found that when you move your mouse to the left side of the screen and scroll it switches between different desktops. All though …

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Kinetic scrolling gone in Firefox after update to 22.04

Kinetic scrolling gone in Firefox after update to 22.04 After updating from 21.10 to 22.04 I no longer get the kinetic scrolling effect in Firefox that was working fine before. apz.gtk.kinetic_scroll.enabled is still true. How do I get it back? Asked By: Andreas || Source This is another bug with the snap version of Firefox …

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How to get smooth scroll with Logitech mouse

How to get smooth scroll with Logitech mouse I have a Logitech M600 mouse working in Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to have smooth scrolling instead of "discrete scrolling", i.e. the same type of scrolling I have in my touchpad. How can I do this? Note that I am not talking about changing the acceleration, …

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less – How to get matching line not be the top line on screen?

less – How to get matching line not be the top line on screen? Very often happens that I do $ man someprogram to inspect the manual for some program. Often I also want to search for something in there, and I simply hit / and write whatever I want to search for. Unfortunately, whatever …

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Ubuntu 18.04 scrolling jumps when alternating between windows

Ubuntu 18.04 scrolling jumps when alternating between windows In 18.04.3, If I’m in a scrollable window (e.g., terminal) and scroll down a lot, then alt+tab to another window (e.g., Chrome) and scroll in this other window, its scrollbar jumps to the bottom immediately. This happens using a mouse or the touchpad. How do I solve …

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Touchpad scroll not working properly after Suspend

Touchpad scroll not working properly after Suspend I’ve recently done a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10. I’ve experience an issue where the scroll function is not working properly after the system has been suspended. It’s sluggish and slow, kinda like if it’s only registering “half the scroll”. After a restart it works perfectly again. Any …

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How to add natural (/inverted) mouse-scrolling in i3 window manager?

How to add natural (/inverted) mouse-scrolling in i3 window manager? As you can maybe see, this is my first post. So, I have already been trying and researching a lot, but I still can’t solve this problem. I really enjoy natural scrolling, but not only on my touchpad, but also on my mouse – but …

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Why is there nothing related to scrolling speed in xinput for Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500

Why is there nothing related to scrolling speed in xinput for Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500 Before I go randomly installing any additional software, I’d like to understand how xinput works and why there’s nothing related to scrolling speed for my mouse. Could you please enlighten me? Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS x64, GNOME 3.28.2 (not sure if …

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Scrolling is inherited between windows in GNOME 3

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 scrolls by both that single line and the previous window’s scrolling action. If done …

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Libinput enabling Tapping and twofinger scrolling Ubuntu 17.04

Libinput enabling Tapping and twofinger scrolling Ubuntu 17.04 I wanted to be able to do the twofinger scrolling and found out that purging synaptics and leaving libinput allowed me to do that. After that I noticed that the tap-to-click functionality wasn’t working. I enabled it adding: Option “Tapping” “on” that got it working again but …

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Modify mouse wheel and touchpad two-finger scrolling speed

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/touchpad sensitivity and acceleration. My mouse wheel scrolls only one or two lines at …

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