This page shows several common config tweaks for Firefox browser. On Linux, these features are not on by default.
this page is tested with latest release of Firefox as of to .
Firefox: Set Mouse Autoscroll, Linux
In the URL bar, type
about:config, press Enter ↵.
mousewheel.acceleration.startto 2. (default is -1)
mousewheel.acceleration.factorto 20. (default is 10)
The change is immediate. You don't need to restart Firefox. This works in Linux too.
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Alternative solution is to buy Logitech's mouse with free-spin wheel. See: Logitech Mouse with Spin Wheel.
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