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how do run firefox 100% on software?

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my hardware is very outdated already and i wanna try if my firefox runs better without any hardware acceleration like running fully on software.

i don't think that just simply disabling the hardware acceleration in the settings disables the entire hardware acceleration because there are way more about:config preferences which are related to hardware acceleration.

my hardware is very outdated already and i wanna try if my firefox runs better without any hardware acceleration like running fully on software. i don't think that just simply disabling the hardware acceleration in the settings disables the entire hardware acceleration because there are way more about:config preferences which are related to hardware acceleration.

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Disabling hardware acceleration works for everything except WebGL. You can disable WebGL by changing webgl.disabled to true in about:config.

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and what about "gfx.canvas.accelerated"?

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gfx.canvas.accelerated is a subset of the main hardware acceleration setting, you can see it being disabled in about:support:

ACCELERATED_CANVAS2D  env  blocked  Disabled by Software WebRender  Blocklisted; failure code FEATURE_FAILURE_DISABLED_BY_SOFTWARE_WEBRENDER

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