Using Firefox quantum 57 and Ubuntu 17.10, I am unable to scroll a web page by touching the screen and sliding the page. However this works in Chrome browser.
How to make touch-screen scrolling work in Firefox Quantum?
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The same solution for Firefox 50 and Ubuntu 16.xx still works for Firefox Quantum 57 and Ubuntu 17.10: Ubuntu 16 and touchscreen scrolling in FireFox
The solution is to launch firefox using:
env MOZ_USE_XINPUT2=1 firefox
You can make this permanent by modifying the launcher using the following:
sudo sed -i "s|Exec=|Exec=env MOZ_USE_XINPUT2=1 |g" /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop
To undo this change, use:
sudo sed -i "s|Exec=env MOZ_USE_XINPUT2=1 |Exec=|g" /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop
EDIT: Per @poomerang's comment below, if you are using the Snap version of Firefox, the path in the above commands should be
Comparing touch scrolling in Firefox Quantum, using this solution. with touch scrolling in Chrome: