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 .
In the URL bar, type
about:config, begin there.
browser.backspace_action to 0.
|⌫ Backspace = goto previous visited site/page.|
|⌫ Backspace = scroll up a page, and 【⇧ Shift+⌫ Backspace】 = scroll down.|
|Don't do anything special. (default on Linux Firefox)|
To turn on autoscroll feature on Linux: Double click to set
This lets you middle-click on a empty area to pan-scroll in any direction by moving mouse.
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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