I wanted to do the same thing that I talked about in my “Want to Violate Internet Standards?” post in Firefox. Here are directions:
In the address bar, type:
In the filter box that appears, type:
You’ll see four settings. The ones we want to modify are network.http.max-connections and network.http.max-connections-per-server. Double-click these to set new values. I did max-connections at 64 and max-connections-per-server at 16 and that made me happy with the download speed.