- Now type “about:config” into the address bar and hit return. Type “network.http” in the filter field, and change the following settings (double-click on them to change them):
- Now set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”
- Now set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true”
- Now set “network.http.pipelining.maxrequests” to a number like 30. This will allow it to make 30 requests at once.
- And also, 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.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Speed up FireFox by allowing Multiple Pipeline Downloads!
If you have a broadband connection (and most of us do), you can use pipelining to speed up your page loads; which is very cool to do. This allows Firefox to load multiple things on a page at one time, instead of one at a time (SLOW!) (by default, it’s optimized for dialup connections). Here’s how: