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Sep 19, 2017 Posted in Interesting gadgets by admin

How To Speed up Firefox | Tweak internet browser speed

Okay so everybody saw lately Google Chrome which is preety damn fast internet browser. Interesting why did they manage to make their own browser while they pay 70% of Firefox revenue to be on their bar right? Of coursde they just want to gather more info about you 😉 Thats the theory of google working with FBI. Either way, lets speed up mozilla firefox a bit!

Stuff shown here is simple to be made and will really make the browser work better and faster .
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Anyways lets get back to business.
Tak off the amount of RAM Firefox uses for its cache:
1. Type in browser window about:config
2. Find – browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewer
3. Set the value to 0

Reduce RAM usage to around 10MB when Firefox is minimized [i bet this kills your memory sometimes with many tabs open!]:

1. Open Firefox and go to the Address Bar. Type about:config and then press Enter.
2. Right Click in the page and select New -> Boolean.
3. In the box that pops up enter config.trim_on_minimize. Enter.
4. Select True
5. Restart Mozilla Firefox.

Increase the Speed at Which Firefox loads pages

1. Type about:config into the address bar and hit Enter.
(Normally the browser will make 1 request to a web page at a time which is wack. When you enable pipelining it will make several at once, which really speeds up page loading.)

2. Alter the entries as follows:
Set network.http.pipelining to true
Set network.http.proxy.pipelining to true
Set network.http.pipelining.maxrequests to some number like 12.

This means it will make 12 requests at once.

3. Lastly, right-click anywhere and select New-> Integer. Name it nglayout.initialpaint.delay and set its value to 0

And that is how we speed up newest version of Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8 and all other versions.

Originally posted 2009-03-30 19:04:29.

8 Responses to “How To Speed up Firefox | Tweak internet browser speed”

  1. Diane Corriette

    Thanks for the tip and thanks for including this in my blog carnival. I will definitely be leaving it in. The post was very informative and I didn’t even know you could speed up firefox!

    Diane

  2. Kevin Grieves

    Congratulations, this post was selected to appear on the latest Blog Carnival of Computer Help and Advice – http://bloodycomputer.blogspot.com/2009/04/16th-carnival-of-computer-help-and.html

  3. Cost Segregation

    yeh now my firefox is on fire!

  4. Blackberry

    Applied it right away. It works!! Thx, buddy.

  5. Rose

    This is great tweak. thanks it worked like a charm

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    Thanks for the info, at this moment firefox just bit slower than chrome…

  8. kinary

    other than the suggestions u mentioned above, i also recommend dsl speed which can boost ur internet connection somehow

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