Mozilla made some changes to the algorithm used for Smooth Scrolling in Firefox 13. Much like the ‘Hardware Acceleration’ feature introduced a while back, some users are going to find that it does not work well on their machines. To turn off ‘Smooth Scrolling’ go to Firefox Button > Options > Advanced. Uncheck the box in the Browsing Section for Smooth Scrolling and click OK.
Mozilla has released Firefox 13 on June 5th, 2012. Several UI changes in this update and more information can be found here and in the Release Notes. This release does not support Windows 2000 or Windows XP SP1 (or older) due to the move to MSVC 2010 compiler for the builds. Users can update via Help > About Firefox or can manually download and install the new version of Firefox via getfirefox.com site. Firefox 14 will be the next release in six weeks (July 17th).
” Version 13 is a landmark release, containing a number of major new features: redesigned home and new tab pages, support for “tabs on demand” loading of pages on restoring the previous browsing session to speed up startup, and a new Reset Firefox feature for attempting to fix major problems with a single click.“The most visible new feature in Firefox 13 is its new Home page, one of the many interface changes implemented by the Firefox UX development team. This new Home page – accessible by typing about:home into the Address bar – provides users with the ability to create…
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The upcoming Firefox 13 release slated for Tuesday, June 5th will no longer support Windows 2000, or Windows XP SP1. The end of support is due to Mozilla shifting to MSVC++ 2010 to compile the Firefox builds. Support for Windows 2000 and XP SP1 will continue with Firefox 10.0.x ESR builds until Firefox 17 ESR is released in November 2012.