Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 not responding

I have a ThinkPad T420, which comes with an Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless adapter. The card is recognised out of the box, and it connects to my home WiFi. There are two kernel modules loaded: iwlmvm and iwlwifi. Typically, after a minute or two the internet connection becomes so slow that it is virtually lost. I am running Slackware64 14.2 with kernel 4.4.217. It seems I finally found a solution in the Ubuntu forums.

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Speeding up Chrome

Recently, I’ve noticed that somehow browsing becomes more and more sluggish under Linux. I am using Chromium, from AlienBob. At the same time, using Chrome in Windows scrolls web-pages, such as Imgur or Reddit, much better. I finally googled a bit and it seems I found the solution.
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Browser fonts

I have been switching between browsers lately and realised I am really tied to a certain set of fonts. So, for my own future reference here they are.
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Vivaldi HTML5 Proprietary Media

I have been playing with Vivaldi browser recently. It is available from SBo, where the recommended dependencies are pepperflash-plugin, ffmpeg and vivaldi-codecs-ffmpeg-extra. However, I still seemed to experience problems with some websites content. Maybe I did something wrong…

So, what to do?
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Old Chrome look

Recently, the look of Google Chrome has been redesigned. I do not really like it, as it takes more space than before, which matters on my 1366×768 laptop screen. Also, I do hate changes for the sake of the change itself. I googled a bit and came upon this solution.
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