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Slow apt-get update in 12.04 new instalation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? I take long to make apt-get update, is it a momentary situation that servers are saturated or ...
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ubuntu 12.04 archive.ubuntu.com fails to connect during update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? I have Ubuntu 12.04 unity and when I try to do a sudo apt-get update it fails to connect to ...
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“fastestmirror” like plugin for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me? Are there any plugins for apt like the fastestmirror on e.g.: Fedora? So that the selected repo mirror for Ubuntu is ...
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Is es.archive.ubuntu.com down? How can I change it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? When I try to update with apt-get update, it seems to not resolve the server ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center download rate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me? When I download something from the Ubuntu Software Center, it usually downloads at about a 40kb/s speed. Thing is, I can ...
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Unable to fetch deb file: connection refused [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? I was trying to install emacs and I got a bunch of errors like this: Failed to fetch ...
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I can't upgrade to Raring Ringtail; is it because of the traffic? [duplicate]

I received a message this morning announcing that the new Ubuntu Raring Ringtail 13.04 is now available. I had to use the computer for something pretty urgent so I told Ubuntu to ask me to upgrade ...
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download updates extremely slow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? i've looked through the forum havent really found anything recent that pertains so i figured i ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu12.10 to 13.04 in 30 minutes? [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade my ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04,It works correctly.But so slow.Is there any way for faster upgrade?
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Error on Ubuntu server? [Canonical not handling load?] [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror? With update manager I got: Failed to fetch ...
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terminal download speeds really slow [duplicate]

My download speed in terminal apps(apt-get, wget) is very slow. Although GUI apps such as Firefox and Chrome work fine. I have no idea why this is. Its quite a wierd problem and yes, I've tried ...
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How to get package when Ubuntu Archive not working? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Maven on my PC, but one of the packages it uses cannot. be installed from the package manager. Specifically libxmlgraphics-commons-java. I try going directly to the archive ...
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Trouble updating/installing [duplicate]

Every time I try to update or install something, I get this: Could not connect to mirror01.th.ifl.net:80 can somebody please explain this? It's really riling me
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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
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How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line?

I want to update my sources.list file with the fastest server from the command line in a fresh Ubuntu Server install. I know this is trivially easy with the GUI, but there doesn't seem to be a simple ...

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