I have applied these quick Firefox tweaks on my laptop, and it makes a difference when especially I run my laptop in low power mode.
These tweaks make Firefox more responsive in specific situations that occur often for me.
Applies to Firefox 3.0 and 3.5. May work with other versions too.
- disable smooth scrolling if on (Options –> Advanced –> General –> Use Smooth Scrolling)
- disable full screen autohide animation (about:config in location bar –> “browser.fullscreen.animateUp” filter –> “0” value)
- disable text and image dragging (about:config in location bar –> “nglayout.enable_drag_images” filter –> “false” value)
- disable location bar fading transistion, since Firefox 3 (about:config in location bar –> “browser.urlbar.animateBlend” filter –> “false” value)
I don’t really take credit for these tweaks. You can find a whole bunch more here if you are looking to go all out: