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Auto refresh gets really annoying, specially for web developers and bloggers who are creating post and refresh tabs are frustrated. I did the about:config set boolean to true already but it works for a short time. Please stop auto refresh tabs !!!

Auto refresh gets really annoying, specially for web developers and bloggers who are creating post and refresh tabs are frustrated. I did the about:config set boolean to true already but it works for a short time. Please stop auto refresh tabs !!!
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cor-el
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Firefox will detect if your computer’s memory is running low, which is defined as lower than 400MB, and suspend unused tabs that you haven’t used or looked at in a while. The new tab unload feature is controlled on the about:config page with a preference that You can control this feature via a pref on the about:config page.

  • browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory = false

Note that Firefox might crash if you are really too low on memory if you disable this feature.

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.


Firefox will detect if your computer’s memory is running low, which is defined as lower than 400MB, and suspend unused tabs that you haven’t used or looked at in a while. The new tab unload feature is controlled on the about:config page with a preference that You can control this feature via a pref on the <b>about:config</b> page. *browser.tabs.unloadOnLowMemory = false Note that Firefox might crash if you are really too low on memory if you disable this feature. You can open the <b>about:config</b> page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config <hr> *http://www.ghacks.net/2019/03/01/firefox-67-automatically-unload-unused-tabs-to-improve-memory/ *https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/05/21/latest-firefox-release-is-faster-than-ever/
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