I have a HP Pavilion Dv71245dx Laptop running Debian Wheezy, which has been alright so far except for the mouse wheel built into the right side of the touch mousepad. It's positioned in such a way that makes my thumb hit it all the time by accident while typing, and it's been a total nightmare. I would just like to disable the scroll wheel feature on this mousepad entirely, but I would like to do so in such a way that I can still use the scroll wheel on my USB mouse whenever I have that plugged in.
I just upgraded to 11.04 from 10.04 and now the scroll wheel on the mouse doesn't work.Super frustrating! Any ideas/suggestions? There's no scroll wheel option or anything in the mouse preferences menu.
I'm working with Ubuntu 10.04 x64 + Asus 1201N + Media-Tech MD1083 RELOADED bluetooth mouse. Gnome Bluetooth Applet has setup mouse perfectly except scrolling. Even back&forward buttons seem to work fine but the scroll wheel does not work at all.
In "xev" I can see that scrolling does not produce any events.
Upgraded to 10.10 from 10.04 yesterday. Only negative thing I'm experiencing is the horizontal scroll region is not really working. Vertical works great and has it has been. Horizontal is activated (under Mouse>Touchpad>Enable Horiztonal (Edge) Scrolling.
When I move horizontally in the region, the cursor remains in the same place. If I try it many times it does work, but it's pretty much useless.
I'm using the hp tc4200 with a synaptics touchpad.
I have a lil' problem with a new project. I'd like to find out how to set the ability to change to the next track in a playlist by using ongly the scroll wheel of a standard usb mouse. The objective is to assign a keystroke or a command to both mouse button 4 and mouse button 5 (scroll wheel up and scroll wheel down), so that a program like rythmbox or vlc would skip to the next or previus song in the playlist.
Something wrong happened with my sound applet. It regulates my sound volume on each mouse wheel scrolling, even if applet is not active. What's the reason for this? Recently I didn't make any changes in systems configuration. Tried to create an empty user folder and login there - problem still exists, so it is not a wrong configuration in users folder... what could it be?
I have been facing this inconvenience since the first days of my life in Ubuntu, but never thought of any solution to it. Today, while reading a long page of icle in Mozilla Firefox, I badly felt the necessity of scrolling down and up using my mouse's wheel. But it isn't activated by default. I've heard that there is some technique to get this working
I am using a Logitech Wave wireless mouse (no keyboard, since I'm on a notebook), and I am trying to get the tilt to work on my scroll wheel. It is being recognized as simply Left/Right keypresses, e.g. Alt-[Left Tilt] backs up a page in Firefox. Does anyone know how I can remap that to something else? In my case, Alt-Tab and Alt-Shift-Tab.
When I originally installed 10.04 on a new machine, I was using a temporary PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse. The mouse was a simple two-button mouse. This worked fine. Now, I have moved my Microsoft PS/2 scroll wheel mouse from my previous computer to the new machine, but the scroll wheel does not work. How do I make it work?
I had hoped that Ubuntu would detect my different (new) hardware and configure it for me, but it did not. Googling leads me to xinput, but I can't figure out what to do with that and it indicates it is for 'on the fly' configuration. I want it to be permanently configured. Is there some way to invoke the installation tool again to reinstall the mouse?
When I "middle click" the scroll wheel to enable smooth scrolling in Firefox, the entire machine basically locks up until it scrolls to the bottom of the page. On a long web page, this can take almost a full minute as it scrolls very slowly.
Also, just using the scroll wheel to scroll normally. If I scroll up then back down quickly, it takes quite some time, and the CPU usage spikes under those conditions too.
As a test, I went ahead and loaded Top in a terminal window, set side-by-side with my browser. Once I start the smooth scrolling, I can't stop it. It has to get to the bottom of the web page to quit. Xorg's CPU usage spikes during that time and I can hear the fans starting to speed up.
I just quickly made a long text document in Gedit and tried scrolling through it. Same thing. So it's not limited to any one application.
Anyone experiencing anything like this? It started happening after my last major update.
Hi, very new to opensuse. I have 64bit 11.3 and its been working very well. My problem is that in Firefox: I have Firefox 3.6.12 when i scroll down using the mouse scroll wheel (not up?) most of the time, but not all the time i get horizontal lines instead of the "real picture". This also happens when i use my keyboard's down arrow key.
When i go slower it seems to happen less often. Also if i click off the page and back on again the display is fine. Is this problem my graphics card? Firefox? or my mouse/keyboard?
I found the following question in the OpenOffice forum (unsolved) and was wondering if any of you know the solution. I so badly want it solved.
Is there a way to enable scrolling to move onto the next slide? i.e. scrolling down or up w/ mouse button only moves the canvas up/down rather than proceed to the next slide (which requires a Page Up/Dn). Additionally, is there a view similar to ppt that the left side of the screen has thumbnails which u can scroll up and down w/ ur mouse wheel or the up/dn arrow?
Is there a plugin or a setting that I'm missing that would allow me to change volume using the scroll wheel instead of seeking? I usually use VLC for my videos but I would prefer to use Totem if possible.
I was going to render the video that i made last night, and then in the morning, My ubuntu 10.10 boot normally, but when in the Ubuntu plymouth(the ubuntu logo with 5 dots) showed,there are text told me like this Code:Keys: Press S to skip Mounting or M for manual Recoverysince that moment my keyboard and touchpad are not working, but ifi use an external keyboard and mouse it would working flawlessly, note that i don't have an external keyboard.i'm trying to boot into recovery mode, my keyboard is working very good, but i don't have any idea what is the problem.
Install Debian Squeeze onto Thinkpad T410. Got the basic things working and noticed that - movement of touchpad results in moving of mouse pointer, which is correct, but - tapping on the touchpad does not simulate a click action. Confirmed that the touchpad hardware is working by booting into a CrunchBang LiveCD. how I can enable the touchpad tapping action?
I would like to say that I have tried searching for a possible solution on this, and I may be wrong, but I haven't found anything on it. Anyhow, I am here because I would like to know if there is a way to enable the "scroll wheel" in Firefox, like in Windows, on Ubuntu 10.04.
on my netbook I have a Debian unstable/sid system. A few days ago I did an apt-get (dist-)upgrade which I think also updated the X-Server. Since then my netbooks keyboard and touchpad are not working as soon as the desktop is started (I think gdm). The Keyboard works during the Grub selection and also in recovery mode (Root Terminal), so I'm sure its not a hardware problem. Could it be that the X-Server unloads the kernel modules for those two devices?Also if I plug in a USB keyboard or mouce they are working.
Everything was working fine when my laptop got shut down after a battery failure. Now, on restarting, the computer hangs at the login screen. If I close the lid and reopen it, the keyboard seems to work and I can enter password and login, but the touchpad doesn't work at all and all the functions that were to be performed while holding the function key seems to happen automatically (For eg. when I press 0, another key gets typed). Perhaps the drivers are't getting loaded properly, I don't know. The same story is there no matter how many times I restart. I am using Ubuntu 9.10 and the laptop is Dell Vostro 1525
I recently installed Fedora 12 for some Linux testing. When I switch between virtual terminals (CTRL-f1 Ctrl-f2) I can no longer scroll back in the VT I left and came back to. Any new data created will be scrollable, but i can never get back to before the switch. I'm sure this used to work (several years ago). Was this introduced as a security feature to prevent left over data on VTs from being seen by the wrong eyes? If so, is there a way to get the old functionality back?
i cant get this right for some reason. i switched from ubuntu to fedora. in ubuntu i had the same issue with the touchpad, but there i found a fix which worked with ubuntu, but not with fedora.[URL]... the problem in fedora is that i dont have any psmouse.ko module in /lib/modules/184.108.40.206/kernel/drivers/input/mouse so the patch cant really be applied so i get an error, saying there is no psmouse
i found a fix, but since my knowledge with linux is limited i didnt get it right. "I spent some time trying to get this working (and one will find other threads here, on the Fedora list, etc, where I was trying to get help), but the problem, in the end, is that Fedora doesn't install the PS/2 mouse driver as a module, but builds it into the kernel. So the solution was to recompile the kernel using the changed files from System 76's repo.
This is not nearly as difficult as it sounds. The process described in the Fedora docs, under Building a Custom Kernel, is easy enough to follow. In my case, it was even easier. I unpacked the kernel source by following the steps down through "Prepare the Kernel Source Tree" and then copied the source for the new "module" into drivers/input/mouse, replacing just the elantech.h and elantech.c files. I don't really care about getting an RPM, so I just built the kernel"[URL]..