Why is the "Firefox Throttle" addon not available anymore and is there a replacement?
I need to be able to dynamically slow down (throttle) the speed with which my firefox downloads content. There are thousands of google links to an extension that seems to do exactly what I want: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5917/ However this is now a dead link. Why?
Is there a replacement?
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@momashi69, I like your method and use it myself, but Firefox 3.6 is scheduled to be "end-of-lifed" on April 24, 2012:
One could continue using Portable 3.6 but would be missing out on security updates..
Edit: DownThemAll! (2.0.13 as of this writing) supports download throttling for individual files and works in Firefox 4+ (10.0.2 as of this writing) - no upload throttling, though..
Modified by ypeels