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Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior?

Information:

  1. Ubuntu 10.10
  2. Chromium 9.0.597.94
  3. Logitech MX518

Update: also Chrome, and the other Chromium based ones.

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In Linux based/Mac systems, the Chorme / Chromium hasn't got this feature. You have to get AutoScroll extension. Click on the image: AutoScroll

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Great tip - worked for me. –  Mark Rooney Feb 26 '11 at 10:14
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Great, it works. Thanks a lot. –  s7anley Feb 26 '11 at 10:40
    
np, you are welcome! –  B. Roland Feb 26 '11 at 10:57
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It's a real shame they don't have this in by default. –  Jeggy Aug 14 '12 at 21:30

I use ubuntu. I recommend another couple of addons, that allows "Scroll a page as if a scrollbar is under your mouse." I found that give us more control over the scroll move.

With both addons you just click and hold secondary button pressed to scroll pages moving the mouse up and down and even horizontally.

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