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How To Improve Firefox Speed

Here are some tweaks to improve the speed of Firefox.

To change the settings open Firefox and open a new tab (press Ctrl+T or click on the + tab) and type: about:config. To search for the values just copy+paste the value into the filter field. To change a value double click the value you need to change.

To turn your cache off for off line use:

browser.cache.offline.capacity 0
browser.cache.offline.enable false

To Use pipelining and increase the number of connections per server:

network.http.keep-alive.timeout 1
network.http.max-connections 40
network.http.max-connections-per-server 10
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server 4
network.http.pipelining true
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests 4
network.http.pipelining.ssl true
network.http.proxy.keep-alive true
network.http.proxy.pipelining true

Change some proxy settings:

network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy 30
network.http.proxy.keep-alive true
network.http.proxy.pipelining true

To turn off ipv6

network.dns.disableIPv6 true

To turn off keepalive

network.http.keep-alive false

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12 years ago

this note pad of ours is starting to repeat itself 😉

12 years ago

this note pad of ours is starting to repeat itself 😉

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