Firefox: Set Mouse Autoscroll, Linux

By Xah Lee. Date:

“AutoScroll” lets you middle-click on a empty area to pan-scroll in any direction by moving mouse.

In Firefox Linux, it's not turned on by default.

firefox autoscroll config 2015-11-23
firefox autoscroll about:config

To turn on autoscroll:

  1. In the URL bar, type about:config, press Enter.
  2. In the search box, type “autoscroll”.
  3. Double click to toggle general.autoScroll to true.

Make Middle Click Easy

The middle click is usually the mouse wheel, which is difficult to press.

You can make it easier by:

For buying a multi-button mouse, see Mouse Reviews

[see Why Swap Mouse Middle-Click and Right-Click?]

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