Firefox Speed Up

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by American Zombie, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Since nobody has commented about what I posted here I am wondering if the info was of no use, already knew about it or no one saw it. :rolleyes:
     
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  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Yup, this has been around for quite a while. Was surely posted in one of the earlier pinned threads. It's just too much to sift through 3-4 threads with 12 pages each. :)
     
  4. maddoctor

    maddoctor The Greek God ...... ;-)

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    I didn't know about it.Good for you that you mentioned it again!
     
  5. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    I missed this the first time it was posted. Thanks for bringing attention to it as it got buried in that thread. I just did it and seemed to notice a difference in page load time.
     
  6. maddoctor

    maddoctor The Greek God ...... ;-)

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    There is a big difference in the speed I have to add!!!Bravo to you!
     
  7. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    Nice one - bravo and reps - Firefox should have made this a simple option to vary these by selecting connection type or somesuch (dial-ups days are surely numbered, although it is still no doubt wise to default in that direction!)
     
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    Elroy Jetson Little Dipper School

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    didn't see it, and works great. reps to you! ej
     
  10. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Sweet.

    I have been wondering why browsing seemed middling with firefox.
     
  11. napalmnthemorning

    napalmnthemorning Moderator

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    Make Firefox faster

    This has been tested on 1.5-3mbit DSL connections with moderate to significant improvement. (Not intended for dial-up) Remember to save your settings if you want to reset.

    To start:
    Open Firefox.
    Type "about:config" in the adress bar.
    Find these options, double click each one and change to below values:
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    Code:

    network.http.max-connections: 48

    network.http.max-connections-per-server: 24

    network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy: 12

    network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server: 6

    network.http.pipelining: true

    network.http.pipelining.maxrequests: 8

    network.http.proxy.pipelining: true
    _______________________________________________________________

    Close Firefox and reopen. Some people told that these settings may hammer some servers. Changing the "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests" to max of 8 will probably solve the problem.
    (reduced to 8 from 16)

    oops ! Sorry guys. I should of checked better before posting.
     
  12. zeke_mo

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    Re: Make Firefox faster

    I think this was posted a month or so ago...but thanks anyway :p Now if only they could help us dialup users! Im stuck with 14.4 all weekend :(
     
  13. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Threads merged
     
  14. Tazz

    Tazz OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Thanks, I followed the steps and it makes quite a noticeable increase in loading pages.
    Thanks for the good advise.