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Websites in Ubuntu take a very long time to load. In Windows, it all works fine. The download speed is normal.

Here's a video capture to show what I mean.

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That looks like you have a broken non-responding DNS server listed first in your network config. Check in Network Manager, or cat /etc/resolv.conf and look for nameserver lines.

Your ISP should give you DNS server entries which are in their own network and will be pretty fast for you - make sure you're using those; although given the speed it's currently working at, any working DNS server will probably be better :)

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Google's set dns. does not work –  user36375 Dec 3 '11 at 13:05

Windows make an heavy use of the cache when Ubuntu does not.

Probably you only need faster DNS or you can setup bind9 as "caching server" https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIND9ServerHowto and on the internet is plenty of lists of free public DNS servers http://www.google.com/search?q=public+dns

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