Fix Your Slow Firefox DNS Resolver

Recently I started having a problem where my Firefox would take 10-20 seconds to resolve each domain, this was extremely frustrating! After digging through my linux install I was unable to recreate the issue in any other program and finally blamed it on firefox.

Well after lots of searching I found this.
Firefox Slow DNS issues

The Fix:

Type this in your firefox URL bar.

about:config

Type this in under the filter:

network.dns.disableIPv6

Then double click the option and it should turn to “true”.
Magically firefox is no longer slow!

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