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Poor Internet Speed on UBUNTU PC while android phone has good speed

I have an android phone and a laptop with UBUNTU 16.04. Both devices connected to same Wifi network. But My laptop's Internet speed is Much lower than my phone's internet speed and interrupts alot. ...
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Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I faster on Windows than Linux

I just bought the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I wireless card for my PC, and it worked right out of the box, which is very nice. I tested the speed on speedtest.net and I was getting about 30 Mb/s, which is ...
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Programms I use download much slower than they could

I'm installing LoL on my computer, but instead of downloading with 50 Mbit/s that are available the patcher only uses 64 kbit/s. The same thing happens wit Steam. But Firefox or my torrent-program are ...
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1.06 Download speed and 0.47 upload

I just installed Ubuntu on my new laptop and I found that the download/upload speeds are really slow. I have the same issue when I am connected with an ethernet cable.
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Slow download speed 15.10

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I get about 300KB/s download speed, also when I run speed test shows 5Mb/s connection when I really have 100Mb/s. What could be wrong with my computer?, I had no ...
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Help - Command/Script to calculate WiFi speed and save

Hello to all the community Few days ago, I asked the community to help me create a script. #!/bin/bash date=$(date --iso-8601=seconds) printf 'TIME (s)\tSIGNAL STRENGTH (dBm)\t\tTxBITRATE (MBit/s)\...
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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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Qbittorrent in ubuntu is slower than Qbittorent in windows? why?

What the title says... I changed to qbittorrent because transmission is not as userfriendly as I would like it to be and downloads very slow ... (it peaks to a high speed but thats the only thing it ...
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Bandwidth control of 2 Virtual Machines

I have an Ubuntu 14 Server(gnome) host and created 2 virtual machines (winxp and Ubuntu 14 Desktop) via Virtual machine manager+kvm. I need to limit the download and upload speed to 512kb/s for both ...
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[rtl8723be]Windows 10 gives 15Mbps download speed while Ubuntu 15.10 gives 5 Mbps [duplicate]

I am running a dualboot setup on my Lenovo Flex2 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. I am on the rtlwifi - rtl8723be wireless card. While my wifi disconnect issue has been resolved, I have found out ...
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Ubuntu taking a long time (if it doesn't fail) from http://releases.ubuntu.com/, but downloads fast and fine from a provided mirror

So here is what is going on: I am trying to download Ubuntu in a shell script, and used their releases page (releases.ubuntu.com) as it was the first Ubuntu download url I found. Well, it was slow ...
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Use cURL to download file through multiple ips

I'm new to Linux (I use Ubuntu). We have download speed restrictions per local IP (250 kbps), however our ISP offers 150mbps bandwidth. I have assigned multiple local IPs to my NIC. My goals are: ...
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Wifi under Ubuntu 15.10 slower than under Windows 10

I am using a Dell XPS 12-9Q33 with the following network controller: lspci -vv 06:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 6b) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band ...
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How to see current interface/wifi speed

I can see the download and upload speed for all interfaces using glances. In the network section we can see the Rx/s and Tx/s columns where I can see the value in Mbps. However I want to store this ...
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Slow downloads on Kubuntu 15.04

I've installed this OS recently and I'm getting download speeds like 50Kb/s or even slower, no matter where in terminal, steam, Muon software center. Is there any fix for that?
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WiFi problems on Ubuntu 14 - very slow internet

I recently switched to Ubuntu to my laptop from windows 7 and I am facing some major problems with the WiFi. From speedtest the ping takes 98ms, download speed 0.24 Mbps, 1.05 Mbps. With my phone I ...
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Slow download speeds in terminal

Here are the results of my Speedtest, so as you can see I am not at all down low in internet speeds, but when using any Ubuntu application, download speeds are capped at around a MB/s. I have mostly ...
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Why is SSH so slow within nemo (compared to filezilla)

I often connect via SSH to a computer in my office. When I do so from nemo ("Connect to server"), it is usually very slow (i.e. about 7kb/s...). When I do so with Filezilla (SFTP - SSH File Transfer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow download speed

I was downloading a pdf file once, its size is only around 1 MB, and I've noticed how slow the download speed is, varying from 10 kB/s to 3 kB/s and it then becomes 0 kB/s. How can I solve this. My ...
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How can I boost my download speed for the softwares I download from ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I have a lan connection with average download speed of about 5-6 MBps. But ubuntu software centre doesn't download at that speed. I even checked my speed by downloading from other sources but they ...
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Download Manager With Slow Download Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I have got a wireless connection to the internet. I have got two operating systems, one of them is Ubuntu 14.04 and the other one is Windows 7. My problem is, the downloading speed of the Ubuntu is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow ethernet connection (40 kbytes/s)

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I have very slow internet. The download speed is very slow (around 35-45 kbytes/s). This is with wired ethernet. Windows didn't have this issue.
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question about applications for downloading applications [duplicate]

Is there any free application that performs better than Ubuntu Software Center in downloading applications regarding the downloading speed and the ability to pause and resume? Or can I improve the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wlan limit

months ago I was tried the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my LG A530 and have some problems with wlan speed. Now I'm here for try to solve this problem. In Windows 8.1 partition, my wlan get the maximum speed ...
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Why is wget still shipped as the default download manger, whereas there's richer apps [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connections downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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Is it possible to have multi-thread cURL with Flashgot in Ubuntu?

I have found here that there is a multi-thread version of cURL downloader. How to install it and can it be used with Flashgot? I am not looking for other multi-thread downloaders, I already have ...
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My Ubuntu used to go fast, recently it started going slow, any helpful tips? [duplicate]

Okay, it used to go fast, just like it should, but yesterday, everything started to slow drastically. It's gotten to the point I can't even watch an entire episode of something on Hulu without the ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 downloads are very slow

I know there are threads about this, but I haven't found how can I solve my problem, I use Ubuntu 14.04, and among all the issues I have with this new version, the biggest one is that downloads are ...
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Getting URL of YouTube video with `youtube-dl` is slow, without downloading video

I want to get the URL using youtube-dl, and the "simulate" option -g that does not download the video. So I gave the following command: youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4JGSAmu4lg ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...
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Remove optional ubuntu packages for speeding up release-upgrade [duplicate]

I have to update ubuntu 13 to ubuntu 14. When I issued release-upgrade it is showing that about 700 MB data is to be downloaded from internet. I have slow internet connection now. So it will take ...
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Why has my internet speed dropped down?

I recently switched to Ubuntu. I've been having a lot of internet troubles ever since. I used Windows 7 before. I've had trouble loading web pages, and it would take a solid minute or two to even ...
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Wi-Fi speed issue with 14.04 LTS

I have a strange issue with the Wi-fi speed in Ubuntu 14.04. After a restart of the computer my wlan speeds range at 20-30 Mbs, but after a while of usage (and/or idle) the speed drops to about 2-3 ...
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LAN transfer speed

When I try to download various files from various hdd`s hosted on my Ubuntu 13.10 server, I get a maximum of 60Mbps. These files were downloading with arround 330Mbps on my old server. What could be ...
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Should i enable zram and/or lower swappiness value?

I use ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have 2GB RAM. Now, that is split about 55-45 memory-swap. My CPU is almost flatlined! Could I get faster leaner meaner more efficient performance if I lowered swappiness down ...
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Monitor disk usage changes to infer download speed

I'm testing various solutions for downloading large datasets, downloads which can take weeks and require several restarts. Instead of monitoring network speed, I'd like to use the change in disk usage ...
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Newbie - Downloads slow on wireless, long time to connect to wireless

its taking a long time to connect to the wireless, and when it does, the internet in general seems unstable and really slow, like 45 mins to download a 50MB file on a 30MB connection. I switch to ...
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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Issues with download speeds in flareget

I have been using flareget for quite a few months and I'm normally very pleased with it. However, lately, when I try to download big files flareget starts off strong but then the download speed ...
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Speed up reading/writing partition

My MySQL program is on /. If I move my databases to a partition (a separate hard-disk drive) mounted on /tee, then reads and writes (MySQL queries) take an exceedingly long time: many times more than ...
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How to distribute internet speed in hotspot?

i use ubuntu 13.04 and use internet from broadband isp.i make my ubuntu pc hotspot and share internet with two of my friends. but the problem is when one of is downloading rest two of us ain't getting ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Slow LAN download

I have problem with downloading file between Ubuntu 13.04 and network share on windows 7. When i uploading file from Ubu to Win7 everything is ok, but in other way when downloading from Win7 speed is ...
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Why does my download have a “heartbeat”?

I sometimes download large files, and when I do I always see this kind of "heartbeat" in the speed of the download: Although it doesn't really matter to me, I just wonder what causes this behaviour?...
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How do I make Youtube videos stream faster on my ubuntu?

According to this article, http://thetechblock.com/how-to-stop-isps-slow-youtube/, I can make Youtube videos stream faster on Linux, but I am not entirely sure how to carry out similar commands on the ...
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Internet Speed and Download Speed is low

When I installed Ubuntu on my laptop I have find out that every time I download something, the download speed is very low. I thought that maybe it's overload on the internet or something in company, ...
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Which download manager is capable of 'throttle' and 'pause & resume' a running instance of download from a script

When downloading big files it necessary to pause the download many times. A big file can be downloaded by using wget. First start download, then kill wget, then resume download by wget -c. I want to ...
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How to distribute internet speed equally

Hi i am using adsl on my internet cafe and is there any way that i can distribute internet speed equally in all computers, is there any program for linux (Ubuntu) and Windows as well control and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Slow Download Speed [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.10. Although system is quite fast, I have a very slow download speed. Can anyone help me to fix it? Thanks!
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How can I get the current network traffic broken down by subnet

I'm trying to modify one of my extensions that shows network traffic from my computer (For an indicator). I'd like to be able to quantify how much of the network traffic I see is coming/going to the ...
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VLC is lagging when playing HD videos over my home network

I am well aware that this question has been asked about a billion times all over the Internet but so far nothing has worked for me... I have a home server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) and a laptop (Ubuntu ...