When I mouse scroll wheel up / down it seems like I only "down arrow" 3 or 4 times. How do I double the amount of lines my mouse scroll wheel covers? It seems to be an elementary OS issue, and not a specific browser thing.

I desire to cover more distance with a vertical scroll wheel.

All Settings > Mouse & Touchpad > Mouse > ??

This is how you would change vertical scrolling # of lines in Windows, but what about EOS?


Apparently, theres no option in the settings that I know which can achieve this. You can try setting manually,

First check which device is the mouse:

xinput list

Now pick the ID of your mouse there, and list its current settings:

xinput list-props <device-id>

then change the settings like so where Evdev scrolling distance [vertical] [horizontal] [dial]

xinput set-prop <device-id> 'Evdev Scrolling Distance' 1 3 5

where the combination of the last three numbers is mouse-dependent:

  • first number, the direction of scrolling (minus reverse)
  • second number, speed of scrolling somehow
  • third number, speed of scrolling somehow
  • Changing these values to bigger numbers means you scroll slower (AgentME).

Source: https://askubuntu.com/a/709184/907048

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