Subject: How to dramatically speed up firefox without rebuilding anything
To: None <>
From: Blair Sadewitz <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/19/2007 12:52:54
I was getting frustrated about how slow firefox was, so I did some
digging and found a solution (assuming you don't need certain kinds of
[international] font support). Run firefox like this:

env MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1 firefox &

That's it.  The increase in rendering speed is profound.  Maybe we
should put a note in www/firefox[2] about this?



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