Get faster page loads in Firefox

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  1. GOGZILLA

    GOGZILLA Double-Uranium Member

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    Tried this out and its pretty cool. Saves some time.

    1. Type "about:config" into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries:

    network.http.pipelining
    network.http.proxy.pipelining
    network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

    Normally the browser will make one request to a web page at a time.
    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 30. This means it will make 30 requests at once.

    3. Lastly right-click anywhere and select New-> Integer.
    Name it "nglayout.initialpaint.delay" and set its value to "0".
    This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information it receives.

    If you're using a broadband connection you'll load pages 2-3 times faster now

    Enjoy. IBfirefoxhate
     
  2. Sexual Vanilla

    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    I've made these changes for a while now, and I have yet to notice any significant difference.:wtc:
     
  3. fr00t

    fr00t New Member

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    P07r0457 New Member

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    Or you could switch to Opera.
     
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    EagerZeroedThick New Member

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    Hartman New Member

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    ***begin Browser Debate***
     
  7. RyanL

    RyanL OT Supporter

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    opera is close to having all the features I want in browser :noes:


    when they get there ill probably switch
     
  8. DaveyD

    DaveyD Fuck Ohio State, son

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    this has never been posted before
     
  9. piratepenguin

    piratepenguin New Member

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    neither has this.
     
  10. Clarity

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    i see what you did there
     
  11. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yeah, or use Plan 9. Great idea :hsughno:
     

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