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How can I get the middle mouse button to behave correctly in Ubuntu? Clicking the middle button does not show the arrow which allows me to scroll the page by moving the mouse.

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  1. Firefox 3.6.8
  2. Mouse: Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0
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Edit ➜ Preferences ➜ Advanced ➜ Check 'Use autoscrolling'

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Perfect! Thanks a lot. –  The Pixel Developer Aug 4 '10 at 23:33
    
Works for me only if smooth scrolling is disabled. –  Somebody Dec 17 '13 at 15:06
    
Worked for me even with smooth scrolling enabled. Kubuntu 14.10 Firefox 29. Really usefull when using a stylus! –  user69112 Jun 17 at 20:00
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