Touchpad scrolling direction different in different applications

Possible bug, or maybe I am just doing something dumb.

First time installing Endeavour on a laptop (System76 Lemur). Used the October iso.

Using two finger scrolling on the touchpad. Natural scrolling enabled in xfce Mouse & Touchpad settings - works in some programs (such as Firefox, Steam). Opposite direction scrolling in other programs (like Thunar, and LibreOffice Writer)

Anyone else seen this behaviour?

Would need some more information about the hardware to help here.

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Screenshot_2019-10-17_20-41-59

sudo libinput list-devices

xinput list

Thanks for the commands… I appreciate it. Should have realised you wanted hardware info specific to my problem, not general system info smh.


xinput --list
[brad@bradendeavour ~]$ xinput --list
⎡ Virtual core pointer                    	id=2	[master pointer  (3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer              	id=4	[slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad              	id=20	[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)]
    ↳ Lid Switch                              	id=9	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sleep Button                            	id=10	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ BisonCam,NB Pro: BisonCam,NB Pr         	id=11	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH Mic                       	id=12	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone           	id=13	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3             	id=14	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7             	id=15	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8             	id=16	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=9             	id=17	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=10            	id=18	[slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard            	id=19	[slave  keyboard (3)]

sudo libinput list-devices
https://pastebin.com/500C6M9A

Current Mouse & Touchpad settings:

Screenshot_2019-10-20_09-48-19 Screenshot_2019-10-20_09-48-38

Bildschirmfoto_2019-10-20_17-18-38

the synaptics x driver is not actively developed anymore…

Warning: xf86-input-synaptics is no longer actively updated. If possible, use libinput.

may try uninstall xf86-input-synaptics

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Thanks for this, somehow my google-fu failed me on this occasion. Worked a charm.