Accelerate mouse wheel scrolling in Firefox


  1. In the address bar of Firefox type about:config and press enter.
  2. Accept the risk involved while making changes.
  3. Search for mousewheel.
  4. Look for mousewheel.acceleration.start and to enable it, 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. And I end up scrolling by dragging up the scroll bar which is a little annoying. You have to drag the mouse or finger to grab that scrolling stick. And drag again to scrolling happen.

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