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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Adjust scroll speed This is based directly on an answer to a similar question on AskUbuntu by user stvn66. I have tested it under elementary OS 0.4 Loki. Unfortunately there is no simple setting to ...
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Shaky mouse pointer when using touchpad

This is a bug reported here if you could contribute your laptop model there for testing purposes. (The issue appears to be that the synaptics driver does not take precedence over the libinput driver.) ...
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Mouse cursor invisible after installing Parallel Tools

So here is the solution if you are using Parallels to install ElementaryOS Loki There is no Parallel Tools driver issue. It is just Boot Flag setting. After installation of Parallel Tools, shut down ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I don't know if this is an firefox bug or not but there are more topics about this Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu and Firefox right click issue Also ...
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

Thanks for providing the necessary information, after a lot of googling and reading bug reports, it seems the main solutions are as follows, I'll start with the easiest although I know you have ...
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Paste with middle mouse stop working

This is apparently an upstream Ubuntu bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1581088
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Focus window by mouse hover

You can do it by this command: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences focus-mode 'sloppy'
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copy on mouse highlight in terminal app

Found solution that works in the terminal app: System Settings -> Mouse & Touchpad -> Clicking -> Middle click paste https://github.com/elementary/switchboard-plug-mouse-touchpad/issues/47
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How can I adjust the mouse scrollwheel speed?

Unfortunately there is no setting in elementary OS to adjust this. There is a bug over there at Launchpad. A possible solution could be http://www.webupd8.org/2015/12/how-to-change-mouse-scroll-wheel-...
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Touchpad two finger scrolling won't turn on

Have a look here: Two-finger Scroll is not working for my touchpad of ASUS X200MA Maybe you have better luck in terminal...
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How to disable the touchpad when mouse plugged in? - Loki & Freya

Or the far easier method: Install, and run, Dconf-editor. Then do the following: Search (ctrl-f) touchpad When you get to the key org.gnome.desktop.peripherals.touchpad Then look in the right ...
Callista Graves's user avatar
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Pantheon not responding to mouse clicks

I also have the same issue. The mouse becomes completely unresponsive. However i could navigate with keyboard. I found a quick solution. Pressing win + space to open the launcher fixes it for me. At ...
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How to simulate middle mouse click in Loki?

I got this working. Firstly I needed to change the property name. Then I could use that with the xinput command inside ~/.profile. Thanks to this Unix Stackexchange answer, I am able to execute the ...
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copy on mouse highlight in terminal app

If I understand correctly, you just want to copy text after highlighting it with a mouse. Correct? You should be able to just alternate-click and select copy. EDIT: 1) A possible solution is to use ...
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How can I disable Tap to Click?

If you have a Synaptics touchpad (which I believe is on most laptops), you can use synclient to modify these settings. To install simply run sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. In this ...
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Mouse pointers for lefties

You can install custom cursor themes in your profile using the following guide. You can find other themes that will work but for this example I am using the Obsidian Left theme. Download the theme ...
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Cannot configure double-click (to open a folder) in files

Odin no longer supports a choice of single-click/double-click modes I am afraid. There is just one "mixed" mode where single clicking on a folder icon navigates and clicking on a file icon ...
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How do I configure my Logitech Keyboard / Mouse?

I found a solution using Solaar. It is a Linux manager for many Logitech devices The installation documentation can be found here. I personnally chose to use pip to install the latest release of ...
Alexandre ELIOT's user avatar
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Vertical scroll wheel not working on logitech mx master

Restarting the laptop fixed the issue.
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How do I set "button 2" of mouse to "show desktop"

If you didn't already, install xbindkeys: sudo apt-get install xbindkeys Then we'll need to find out whats you mouse-button called (usually Button2, but we'll want to be sure). write xev |grep ...
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Bluetooth mouse not working even is connected, paired, trusted

Update: Solved after update to new kernel 4.8 {linux-generic-hwe-16.04}
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Pantheon not responding to mouse clicks

The mouse becomes unresponsive when changing applications/windows. Apparently, this bug is not specific to Pantheon. I've faced the same issue on Ubuntu 17.10. Removing the Nvidia-304 driver fixes it....
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Touchpad shaking

I've had problems with my trackpad as well and posted my solution on reddit which you can check here: Link to Reddit. Not sure if it will solve your problem though! Basically the command I've used ...
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Touchpad fast scroll possible?

Just a suggestion, you can try to emulate a wheel with this script. #!/bin/bash xinput set-int-prop "TOUCHPAD" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1 xinput set-int-prop "TOUCHPAD" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button"...
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Hardware Enablement Stake update make mouuse invisble on Freya

The best solution is to upgrade to Loki. Loki contains a newer hardware support stack including a new Intel driver that doesn't have the mouse cursor issue.
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How to disable the touchpad when mouse plugged in? - Loki & Freya

Here is my solution for disabling the touchpad in elementary OS when attaching a USB mouse. Here are some websites for reference: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=188918 https://bbs....
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from elementary OS Loki?

I also used the xmodmap solution, but this disables the middle mouse completely. Another solution is installing the gnome-tweak-tool from the AppCenter and disabling Middle-click Paste: https://...
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Shaky mouse pointer when using touchpad

In case you want to continue using libinput instead of synaptics (which is deprecated), you can try manually upgrading libinput which fixed the problem on my Dell Latitude E7240. From the following ...
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Features 'reveal pointer' does not work, whereas previously functioning properly

This is a bug tracked at https://bugs.launchpad.net/switchboard-plug-mouse-touchpad/+bug/1627121. In green near the top of the page is "Does this bug affect you?" Click that and register yourself for ...
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Missing Cursor after standby

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/1568604 I think this bug'll be fixed in loki RC1 A quicker workaround is ctrl+alt+f1 and ctrl+alt+f7
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