A Firefox Extension called Fasterfox is a Must Have
|Posted by tadelste on Oct 31, 2005 6:56 AM|
LXer.com; By Tom Adelstein
Fasterfox by Tony Gentilcore was released on October 26, 2005. It provides real "performance and network tweaks for Firefox. Fasterfox allows you to tweak many network and rendering settings such as simultaneous connections, pipelining, cache, DNS cache, and initial paint delay. "
Sometimes people wonder how come developers don't include performance hacks in their products. Several reasons exist and the one most often quoted says that: We want to provide the best options for the range of platforms we serve.
So, I usually wind up with about:config in the address bar of my Firefox browser. Thanks to Tony Gentilcore my Ubuntu 5.10 Firefox package now runs like it should have in the first place. This is a must package for people who complain about slow start-ups and hangs. I can even watch and see how fast pages load from the bottom bar in my browser.
Take a look at the options by visiting the Faster Fox Preview page.
To download and install FasterFox you can use your Tools menu and select extensions or go directly to the download page
Return to the LXer Features
You cannot post until you login.
Dr Tony Young: Trouble-shooting a VoIP Modem
Nov 07, 2013
Hans Kwint - The Netherlands: Linux Malware: Should we be afraid?
Aug 13, 2013
Penguinist: Gems from Southeast LinuxFest
Jun 10, 2013
Hans Kwint - The Netherlands: Smartcars: Dangerous if software companies would make them
May 27, 2013
Hans Kwint - The Netherlands: High-res batch convert EMZ / WMZ grahpics to PNG a.k.a. "liberating your graphics"
May 24, 2013
ubuuser: The good and bad of Ubuntu 13.04 beta 2
Apr 15, 2013
Scott Ruecker (Phoenix, U.S.): LXer Weekly Roundup for 10-Mar-2013
Mar 11, 2013
Scott Ruecker (Phoenix, U.S.): LXer Weekly Roundup for 03-Mar-2013
Mar 03, 2013
: Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview released
Feb 21, 2013
Scott Ruecker (Phoenix, U.S.): LXer Weekly Roundup for 17-Feb-2013
Feb 18, 2013