I don’t often use Firefox since switching to Chrome as my main browser years’ ago. But if you are a regular Firefox user, you may wish to try the following tweaks that I have come across while playing with Arch Linux. Performance tweaks are nothing new and many of us may have already tweaked the default Firefox settings to suit the specific bandwidth that we have. The settings in Arch’s wiki includes some less known performance modifications as well as some well-known network tweaks.
about:configin the address bar
network.http.pipelining, double click to change its value to
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests, change its value to
network.http.max-connections, change its value to
network.http.max-connections-per-server, change its value to
network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server1, change its value to
browser.sessionstore.interval, change its value to
nglayout.initialpaint.delayand give it a value of
Advanced -> Certificates -> Validation, uncheck
Use the Online Certificate Status ...
Advanced -> Network ->, check
Override Automatic Cache Management, give it a value of