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How can I enable smoothscrolling? With the Mac, this looks much smoother and with Windows I use the program smoothscroll which gives the same experience. I mean smoothscrolling everywhere, not the fake-smoothscrolling by firefox.

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There is a discussion from some months ago that addresses the same question. Are there plans for system-wide smooth scrolling?

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – fossfreedom Feb 19 '12 at 11:41

Real smooth-scrolling (if you mean pixel-based instead of scroll-a-few lines) was introduced in 12.04, and I don't think 11.10 had that. If you upgrade 12.04 or 12.10 any GTK3 based apps (such as Nautilus) should have smooth-scrolling.

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