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Disable smooth scrolling on Linux

Smooth scrolling (while using mousewheel or arrow keys) is a really
dumb idea. Text naturally appears as a blur while it moves, and the
animation takes that-many milliseconds to finish, so it's a time
waster too.

Only the fallback setting, which is used on Linux, is changed; on
Windows/MacOS, smooth scrolling remains controlled by a system
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jengelh committed Apr 24, 2017
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@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ bool Animation::ShouldRenderRichAnimationImpl() {
// static
bool Animation::ScrollAnimationsEnabledBySystem() {
// Defined in platform specific files for Windows and OSX.
return true;
return false;

#if !defined(OS_ANDROID)

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