Accelerate mouse wheel scrolling in Firefox


  1. In the address bar type about:config and press enter.
  2. Accept the risk involved while making changes.
  3. Search for mousewheel.acceleration.start
  4. By default its value should be -1 which indicates the option is disabled. To enable, change its value to 0 by double-clicking on it.


Comparing to Google Chrome, Firefox has very slow scrolling speed for web pages. It is smoother than Chrome but not just fast enough. So I usually go for the scroll bar, which needs little more effort. Move the cursor to grab that scroll stick and drag the mouse up & down.

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