Firefox speed-up

I have noticed the whole time that browsing seems to be slow. I came across this post ( and consequently changed the firefox config file resulting in a very noticeable speed-up in browsing!

In the firefox navigation bar, type: about:config
Then change this setting:

network.dns.disableIPv6 user set boolean true

(was “false”)

Note: this disables IPv6, but in future, when IPv6 gets used more/accepted by ISP, this setting should be changed back.


4 responses to “Firefox speed-up

  1. Don’t get disheartened.
    All the bes.

  2. check out the archlinux howto for speeding up firefox, also check out fasterfox which tweaks everything for you.

    google “archlinux firefix tips and tweaks”


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