Disable Page Navigation with Horizontal Scroll

The following information was snagged from http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Synaptics_Touchpad#Horizontal_Scroll_Issues_with_Firefox

I was looking for this information for a long time and couldn't find it. I finally found reference to this in a cached version of this (gentoo-wiki).

So that firefox will not misinterpret the horizontal scroll as 'back' and 'forward' For many like me this is irritating because you are reading a webpage and by moving the mouse you accidently go to another page.

Some forums suggest disabling horizontal scroll (editing xorg.conf to: Option "HorizScrollDelta" "0"), but instead the correct way is to configure firefox so that it doesn't misinterpret the horizontal scroll. In firefox type in URL (address bar):


and double-click on the line:


to set it to 0. And then also set


to true.


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