newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

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alonzo83
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newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by alonzo83 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:17 pm

So I got tired of windows and all the pushed software that couldn't be deleted. The restart or die function, and everything else windows does that annoyed me.

I'm not very pc savoy so it took me a bit to figure out how to make a flash drive with mint 19. Once I figured out how to install it I tried it on a small dell tablet that couldn't boot up past the bios. one crack and I had the little fella rocking mint! installed google chrome and from there I knew if I had chrome on the machine pretty much 99% of my computer time is spent on google. So I went ahead and installed Linux on my main pc.

I love the clean simple layout Linux has, so much better than windows! You all have done a great job with it.

I have noticed the mouses scrolling function is a bit slow and have tried three different options to adjust the sensitivity with no success.

This is pretty much the only thing I want to change at this point. can anyone give me any suggestions on the easiest way to adjust this.

Tia

Alonzo
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Please keep in mind I am a total newb. I have less than 24 hours using linux.

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by Mattyboy » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:04 pm

Hello, welcome to Linux and the forums.

Whenever you ask for help always provide details about your system as 'we' need that to help you, it really does matter :)

Open that terminal... black box on your desktop.. and enter the following

Code: Select all

inxi -Fxz
paste back the results using the forum code tags </>

If you're using the cinnamon desktop you can go to settings/hardware/mouse and touchpad

There you will find a slider where you can adjust mouse speeds.

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by alonzo83 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:14 pm

The keyboard and mouse are Logitech of similar vintage. I read that lenovo was an ideal candidate to run Linux.

alonzo@alonzo-Lenovo-H430:~$ CODE: SELECT ALL
CODE:: command not found
alonzo@alonzo-Lenovo-H430:~$ inxi -Fxz
System: Host: alonzo-Lenovo-H430 Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.8 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1)
Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine: Device: desktop System: LENOVO product: 10091 v: Lenovo H430 serial: N/A
Mobo: LENOVO model: MAHOBAY v: Win8 STD MM DPK IPG serial: N/A
UEFI: LENOVO v: ESKT20A date: 10/22/2012
CPU: Dual core Intel Core i3-2130 (-MT-MCP-)
arch: Sandy Bridge rev.7 cache: 3072 KB
flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 13568
clock speeds: max: 3400 MHz 1: 1596 MHz 2: 1596 MHz 3: 1596 MHz
4: 1596 MHz
Graphics: Card: Intel 2nd Generation Core Integrated Graphics Controller
bus-ID: 00:02.0
Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 )
drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Sandybridge Desktop
version: 3.3 Mesa 18.0.0-rc5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio: Card Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Def. Audio Controller
driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-20-generic
Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
driver: rtl8192ce port: e000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
IF: wlp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Card-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: d000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (0.9% used)
ID-1: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD10EZEX size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 916G used: 8.4G (1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
RAID: No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 212 Uptime: 20:21 Memory: 1738.6/5845.8MB
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by Mattyboy » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:17 pm

Mattyboy wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:04 pm


If you're using the cinnamon desktop you can go to settings/hardware/mouse and touchpad

There you will find a slider where you can adjust mouse speeds.
Did you try this?

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by alonzo83 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:29 pm

I did find the mouse settings. But there doesn't seem to be any setting for the sensitivity for the scrolling function.

My index finger is starting to get sore. and I think I saw a little puff of smoke come off my scroll wheel. :shock: :D

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by Mattyboy » Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:36 pm

I'm not sure as I don't use laptops/touchpads but...

If you look at those settings select touchpad and at the bottom there is 'pointer speed' Custom acceleration and sensitivity, if you slide the switch to 'on' it gives control slider options.

Past that I don't know but someone else might..

Good luck :)

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by alonzo83 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:07 pm

I also have the input list figured out. I was hoping to adjust the scroll in the code the first time I tried. I think the code I was trying to use was old code, or not ment for linux mint.

this method here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/255890/ ... roll-speed

I was able to get this far and failed to get much farther. At this point I got lost. I'm afraid I am going to mess something up so I am holding off for a pro to chime in.

⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ Microsoft Microsoft® 2.4GHz Transceiver v7.0 id=10 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ Microsoft Microsoft® 2.4GHz Transceiver v7.0 id=11 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=13 [slave pointer (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Microsoft Microsoft® 2.4GHz Transceiver v7.0 id=9 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=12 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Microsoft Microsoft® 2.4GHz Transceiver v7.0 id=14 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Microsoft Microsoft® 2.4GHz Transceiver v7.0 id=15 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=16 [slave keyboard (3)]
alonzo@alonzo-Lenovo-H430:~$


Thanks for the input so far.

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by Royi » Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:50 pm

I have the same problem with Linux Mint 19.1.

In the posts on AskUbuntu they have v8.0 of the transceiver driver while for some reason in Linux Mint 19.1 I have v7.0.
They seem to have different properties.

If you found a way to solve it, please share.

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Re: newb here hello to all. Adjusting the scroll function on mint

Post by HAWR » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:35 pm

Hello,

I've found this, because I had the same problem with slow scrolling and I tried it on my LM 19.1 desktop. It works really good and is very easy to install. You can apply the mentioned script-code again and again until you have found your right scrolling speed (for me 5 is even enough :D ):

https://mintguide.org/other/643-setup-t ... speed.html

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