Can't use CTRL mousewheel to zoom in firefox
It stopped working a while back which was annoying. It has become more annoying as time has passed. I've now reached the point where I have GOT to fix this because it is driving me nuts. CTRL + still works, but since I'm on a laptop this requires a 3 key combination. That is because I have no numpad and need a shift key or function key to access the symbol + which means I need to stare at the keyboard to find the three keys needed to do it. CTRL mousewheel was very natural and I've been using this since forever.
I am not sure of the cause but suspect something is going on with the CTRL key. Several other things that use control also seem to have broken recently. Some of the compiz functions using control have started glitching for example. I've also noticed a new cute but useless animation consisting of blue concentric circles whenever I hold and release the CTRL key and I wonder if this isn't getting in the way of some of these functions.
I'm using 12.04
In firefox about:config I have
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