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Speed Up Firefox

by scott_glaser last modified Mar 02, 2008 12:29 AM
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A tweak to Firefox to allow it to load pages quicker, utilizing multiple connections to a single site.

Applicable to Fedora Versions

  • All Versions


  • Requires that Firefox be installed

Doing the work

  1. Open Firefox
  2. In the location bar enter the following:
  3. about:config
  4. In the filter bar enter the following:
  5. network.http.p
  6. Select the line that reads "network.http.pipelining".
  7. Double-click "false" so it changes to "true" for this value.
  8. Next select "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests".
  9. Double click on the line and a text box will appear, enter "8". The default is 4.
  10. Next select the value"network.http.proxy.pipelining".
  11. Double-click "false" so it changes to "true" for this value.
  12. Close and restart Firefox.


We test this stuff on our own machines, really we do. But you may run into problems, if you do, come to #fedora on

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