Installation - Performance and network tweaks

Click the link below to install the latest version of Fasterfox:

Install Fasterfox 2.0.0

Requires Firefox.

Note: A security bar will appear at the top of this window, you must grant the rights to install XPI.  To do this click the "Edit Options..." button on the right side of the bar, and then in the "Allowed Sites" dialog box, click the "Allow" button.  After doing this, you will have to click the XPI Installation Link again. 


Source Code

The Fasterfox source code is viewable here: Source Code.

Change Log

Fasterfox 2.0.0 - 10/30/06

  • Added support for Firefox 2.0.
  • Added the following 11 locales:
    - Spanish (Argentina) (es-AR)
    - Spanish (Spain) (es-ES)
    - Frisian (fy-NL)
    - Hungarian (hu-HU)
    - Lithuanian (lt-LT)
    - Portuguese (Brazilian) (pt-BR)
    - Portuguese (Portugal) (pt-PT)
    - Russian (ru-RU)
    - Swedish (sv-SE)
    - Ukrainian (uk-UA)
    - Chinese (Traditional) (zh-TW)
  • Fixed bug which caused OK and Cancel buttons to not display properly in some locales and themes.

Fasterfox 1.0.3 - 1/14/06

  • Max version is now 1.5.0.* so that minor security versions will automatically be supported.
  • Fixed problem with prefetching case sensitive links.
  • Added Chinese (Simplified) locale, special thanks to Pudgy and rickcart.
  • Added Hebrew locale, special thanks to Pavel Savchenko.
  • Updated Türkisch locale.
  • Updated Finnish locale.

Fasterfox 1.0.2 - 12/8/05

  • Added updated German locale.
  • Added Slovenian locale, special thanks to miles.
  • Added Korean locale, special thanks to heygom.
  • Added Finnish locale, special thanks to Lauri Lahnasalo.

Fasterfox 1.0.1 - 12/8/05

  • Now checks robots.txt before prefetching.
  • Options window now properly resizes for larger font themes. Special thanks to Teo for the XUL help.

Fasterfox 1.0.0 - 12/5/05

  • Added "whitelist" feature to specify sites which should never have their pages prefetched.
  • Added FastBack rendering setting.
  • Moved Fasterfox options to within the designated options in the extension manager.
  • Added link to Fasterfox Options to the page load timer context menu.
  • Page load timer and enhanced prefetching are now separate from the presets.
  • Added cs-CZ locale, special thanks to funTomas.
  • Added sk-SK locale, special thanks to Rony, SlovakSoft.
  • Now limits links prefetched per page to 100.
  • Included extra error check for poorly formatted links.
  • Enhanced prefetching is now disabled by default.
  • en-US locale updates:
    - Added whitelist.label
    - Added fastback.label
    - Added fastback.pagesInMem
    - Added fastback.desc
    - Added button.ok
    - Added button.cancel
    - Added pageload.options
    - Added pageload.neverPrefetch (for near future use)
    - Added options.title
    - Changed
    - Changed main.captionLabel
    - Changed enablePrefetching.desc1
    - Changed enablePrefetching.desc2

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