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.
Set “browser.backspace_action” to 0.
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 30. (default is 10)
The change is immediate. You don't need to restart Firefox. This works in Linux too.
here's a long page to try: Xah's Programing Blog.
You should also swap the right/middle buttons. See: Swap Mouse Buttons: Right-Click ＆ Middle-Click