- Type in about:config in the address bar.
- Right click on the list and select New -> Boolean.
- Type in config.trim_on_minimize as the preference name.
- Set the value to be true.
- Restart Firefox and tada!
Thursday, February 02, 2006
After installing Firefox 1.5, I was upset to notice that the minimize-to-free-memory trick from version 1.0.7 stopped working. Here's how to get the old behavior back.