Change the acceleration and sensitivity of your touchpad, mouse, and scrollwheel. Map extra keys using xorg config or Solaar.
This is the preferred technique if it meets your needs. Navigate to
SystemSettings > Input Devices > Mouse > Advanced and adjust until your are happy with the results.
Touchpad settings are shown below for reference.
See the attached video to discover how to use imwheel to increase mousewheel speed and button mapping. Remember to create an autostart file to apply your settings between logins.
This document shows shows how modify the scroll wheel on the Zowie EC2-a and may be useful for people with similar models.
Content will be added as needed.
This is a partial revision history. See the
git repository for all entries.
2020-06-10 c4ed9299Restructure layout
2020-05-16 60267b79Add touchpad guidance
2020-05-14 75e0d278Add sections, revise description
2020-04-30 a213a916Initial publication
We try hard to provide a useful workflow validated by professionals. However, we cannot anticipate every situation, and therefore cannot guarantee this procedure will work for your needs. Always back up your data and test the workflow to determine the correct procedure for you.
THIS WORKFLOW IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WORKFLOW, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.