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Change mouse scroll speed

Post by niclasc » Thu May 05, 2016 3:13 pm

How do I change the mouse scroll speed?

Its very slow now
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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by administrollaattori » Fri May 06, 2016 2:49 am

Install gpointing-device-settings package.
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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by niclasc » Wed May 25, 2016 12:02 pm

administrollaattori wrote:Install gpointing-device-settings package.

scroll speed.png
Sorry for late answer.

But how do I change the scroll speed with that app? There are no settings for scroll speed
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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by niclasc » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:57 pm

Almost a year later and I still have the same problem

Anyone knows how to change the scrolling speed on the mouse wheel?
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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by Tomgin5 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:58 pm

Different mice have different encoders on the scroll wheel. 64 counts, 128 counts( standard ) and 256 count (very fast) try a different encoder or rodent!

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by rodna » Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:31 pm

I have this problem too. I was able to change the scrolling speed using imwheel: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/12/how-to-c ... speed.html But that ruins the side buttons. So that wasn't a useful solution.

Also i couldn't find the way to make autoscrolling (a.k.a middle button scrolling) work except firefox(which has built-in support itself).

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by FxHadi » Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:03 am

Hello
I use linux mint 18
Today when I turn on the laptop, every 1 second after move the mouse,it
click 1 time
for example,I move the mouse right now and after I stop it,suddenly the
mouse click itself without any my click -its like I click left button but I
never touch left click
please help me where the problem is
Thanks a lot

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by rlslemmer » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:42 pm

I am a total newbie to Linux Mint. Mouse scroll speed was the first problem I noticed when I started using LM, and the first I have still failed to solve. There is nothing in the mouse settings that even mentions the mouse wheel. :(

My mouse wheel does actually work., but it takes 5 or 6 turns to move one line while scrolling. So I usually use the scroll bar or up and down buttons. The scroll bars are so narrow that it is easy to miss them with the pointer.

Something as simple and ubiquitous as mouse use should not be that hard for the developers to fix, uh, so why haven't they? :?:

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:55 pm

rlslemmer wrote:I am a total newbie to Linux Mint. Mouse scroll speed was the first problem I noticed when I started using LM, and the first I have still failed to solve. There is nothing in the mouse settings that even mentions the mouse wheel. :(

My mouse wheel does actually work., but it takes 5 or 6 turns to move one line while scrolling. So I usually use the scroll bar or up and down buttons. The scroll bars are so narrow that it is easy to miss them with the pointer.

Something as simple and ubiquitous as mouse use should not be that hard for the developers to fix, uh, so why haven't they? :?:
https://mintguide.org/other/643-setup-t ... speed.html

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sudo apt install imwheel
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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by rlslemmer » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:57 pm

I did the code to install imwheel. What do I do to open the application? Where do I go to even find what I just did?

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by CachingHugh » Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:32 pm

I just starting using Linux Mint 18.1 last week and had a problem with the scrolling of the mouse wheel. But my problem was that it was scrolling the open window by a full page for each click of the wheel which I find too course. I was using an MS wireless KBD and mouse. After reading the posts in this forum I turned off the wireless mouse and plugged in an old Dell wired one.

This mouse now scrolls the window(s) about 1/5 inch per click. So, the scrolling amount is very much dependent on the mouse, as one of the previous posters has stated.

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by josweet » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:04 pm

Imwheel works as i have just installed it in cinnamon, however there are two parts to it.
First install sudo apt-get install imwheel
Second download & save this http://www.nicknorton.net/mousewheel.sh
Right click on the above, goto permissions and tick "allow executing file"
Now double click file and choose run.

I found by moving it up to 5, was more than fast enough.

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Re: Change mouse scroll speed

Post by drlucas » Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:28 am

@josweet

Works perfectly. Thanks.

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