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Firefox Multitouch and OSX Lion


In short:

The swipe up and down gestures in Firefox for Mac seem to be disabled when using OSX Lion...

Will there be an update?

Modified by cihag

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.7; rv:5.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0.1

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This appears to be a problem firefox are aware of and are working on, and with some possible workarounds, see also thread: "Back/Forward Gestures do not work in Mac OS X Lion" -> /questions/853020