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Why is my download speed slow on Ubuntu 11.10? [closed]

Unfortunately I am experiencing slow download speeds on Ubuntu 11.10 but not on Windows Vista. My limited knowledge with Ubuntu and my subsequent flawed research to resolve the matter suggest, it ...
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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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Internet slow on Ubuntu but not windows

I have just installed a dual boot windows7 /ubuntu 11.10 and the internet is much slower than windows. I have read the post here and tried the solutions presented and none have worked. Here is what I ...
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1answer
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Is the direct download of 11.10 exactly the same as the torrent?

Is the default download of ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso identical to the torrent ubuntu-11.10-desktop-i386.iso.torrent? I'm asking because i'm finding the direct download 25% faster, but would be ...
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What is the best way to download a new Ubuntu release?

I like having a live cd to boot from (i'm presuming you can upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 from the live cd) in case of any problems, as i'm a bit of a fiddler, so i'd like to know if direct download ...