“I knew about the config screen, but didn’t really pay attention to the contents… after seeing the results of this little configuration update, well… now I have another reason to promote Firefox!
“These little changes in Firefox basically tell your browser to increase how many hits your computer makes against the server. This is one of those things that might cause Web servers to work harder… especially if everyone did it.”
You’ll see that you can do this manually, or download an extension for it. Later in the post someone gives this link.
To make the changes, first download the extension (second link). Close Firefox after installing the extension. Open it and select Tools / Tweak Network Settings. Change the information based on the first post of the first link.