How to Turn Off Changing Desktops When Scrolling Touchpad in Lubuntu12.04 ?
leegold at operamail.com
Fri Oct 12 19:14:58 UTC 2012
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012, at 09:37 AM, Martin Bagge / brother wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Oct 2012, Lee Gold wrote:
> > Using 12.04 with laptop. Moving the finger along the right edge of the
> > touchpad acts as a scroll wheel. If the cursor is not in any app window
> > but is in open desktop area then this scrolling action will transport
> > one to a different desktop.
> > I want to turn off all desktop changing with the touchpad. I only want
> > the right click at the top of the window border which gives me the
> > option to take that window to a different desktop - I want no other
> > desktop changing action enabled with the mouse/touchpad.
> > I used to go into /home/userone/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml and make
> > changes. But this file and the syntax in there has changed slightly
> > since 10.x and now I'm not sure how to do it.
> Correct place.
> > How to do? Thanks!
> This is what I have and I believe it is standard.
> <context name="Desktop">
> <mousebind button="Up" action="Click">
> <action name="DesktopPrevious"/>
> <mousebind button="Down" action="Click">
> <action name="DesktopNext"/>
> button="Up" is the action to take when you do "scrollwheel up"
> button="Down" is the action to take when you do "scrollwheel down"
> If you want no action just remove those sections from the config file.
> When done issue
> openbox --reconfigure
> Good luck!
> See this manual:
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12.04 has a different syntax in the fig file. This how it used to be. I
can take a guess, it's simliar but different now.
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