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Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for Firefox. Is there something I can do to make it start faster?

I also prefer Chrome's "where to save your file" options when I download something since Chrome opens an Elementary os UI, Firefox have something totally different in that regard. Is there something similar in Firefox?

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Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for Firefox. Is there something I can do to make it start faster?

Get a SSD if you don't have one, disable extensions that you don't use, disable pocket if you don't use it. You can also disable disk cache and use only RAM cache if you have enough RAM, however this won't matter for startup probably.

To disable pocket you need to go to about:config and set extensions.pocket.enabled to False.

I also prefer Chrome's "where to save your file" options when I download something since Chrome opens an Elementary os UI, Firefox have something totally different in that regard. Is there something similar in Firefox?

If you go to Preferences > General > Files and Applications you can set it to "Always ask you where to save Files".

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