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Make Firefox 4x Faster. Get DSL Speeds With Dial-up on firefox.

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At one time Opera was the fastest available web browser, that time has ended. By default firefox has its turbo features shut off due to an error it used to display with tables. Use the tutorial below to add 200shots of nos to firefox, and increase page speeds up to 4 times, making firefox the fastest browser.

 

1) Open Firefox and on the address bar write about:config and hit enter

 

[find the string]

network.http.pipelining

double click and change the value to true

 

[find the string]

network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

double click and change the value to 34

 

[find the string]

browser.turbo.enabled

double click and change the value to true

 

now close and restart and see the new amazingly new speed of firefox...

 


i couldn't find browser.turbo.enabled but i did change the pipelining mods and seemed to do the trick. what is this turbo mod. was this for the earlier version? i'm using 1.5

 

anyway, last time i used firefox, it wouldn't load some websites correctly for some reason. i decided to give them another try to see if. i was always impressed with the speed though, even without the mod fixes. hopefully i wont have to switch back to i.e. in fact, i would have rather used netscape than i.e. as well.

 

anyway, anyone know why firefox had problems loading certain websites? not displaying the whole page on some sites?

 

thanks for the info found here. Xisto has loaded twice as fast now in the forums :)

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Nice tut, it has helped me increase my speeds by a little. But I still think that with wanting better speeds on the net u might as well not mess with it and go grab some dsl. Its cheaper these days also.

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It doesnt work with me, why it not work? I got firefox 1.5 Does the client it has any meaning for working? Well, propably it works, but I dont feel any difference for before and now.

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Thanks for this. I remember doing this on my home PC, and I wanted to do it on my work PC but didn't have a link to a tutorial. I'm sure I could have found one (too lazy to look, ha!), but I just happened to see this one. Hooray!

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regular users shouldn't really care if they speed up their browsing cause it's pretty safe but website and server admins have real trouble with these NOSed browsers as they open and often preload tons of stuff that won't even be viewed and eat bandwitch so there've appeared solutions to ban or not allow you to browse certain sites. I don't know very well the admin part but i guess i've read there's even an apache module to deal with this problem. I used to use fasterfox untill i've read about this thing. Now i turned off the turbocharged option and i use it without risking to get banned temporarly or permanently and of course i don't want my sites to get their bandwitch sucked for no advantage(most of preloaded pages won't even be seen as they are preloaded just in case), so i'm the ones to prevent this...Anyway...how would u feel if your sites' bandwitch would be consumed by only a few folks that have prefetch enabled and other tricky options? You'd be forced to buy extra bandwitch for no real gain.Just my 2 cents...think of it. Cheers!

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my browser doesn't have a browser.turbo (therefore no browser.turbo.enabled), so I'm unable to change that one. Any ideas about why, or what to do? o_OActually... I tried adding the string 'browser.turbo.enabled' with value 'true' -- will this produce the same outcome, you think?

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I got it off another forum. I tried it and it worked perfectly, now pages load much faster than before in firefox.

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" from False

Set "network.http.proxy.pipelining" to "true" from False

Set "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests" to some number like 30. This means it will make 500 requests at once. From 4

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.


OR download the FasterFox extension, it does all the above for you and there are more features.

That's it. If you're using dial-up, don't bother to follow whatever is above

U will Never Know Till U have Tried. :)
Notice from jlhaslip:
This same information is also available in the tutorial Section here at the Trap.
Use the Search feature before randomly copying information from other sites.
Maybe research and tell us if the technique also works in the new Firefox 2.0???
Copied material quoted to reduce credits for this posting. Consider this a verbal warning.
As soon as I find the right Tutorial, I will be merging this topic into it.

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This is really awesome, i found out about this a LONG LONG time ago like right when Firefox came out, the crazy thing is it actually works, there are tons of other things you can do but its a little hard to explain.

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