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Why is Ubuntu 11.10 download speed slower than Windows? [closed]

This is not fair at all. Why is the download speed (both wired and wireless) in Ubuntu 11.10 slower than Vista or 7? I've tried all the methods known to get the same speed or at least close the gab ...
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How to check Internet Speed via Terminal?

Instead of going to sites like speedtest.net, or others, I want to check my current internet speed from the terminal on 11.10. How can I do it?
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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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How to increase the update download speed?

After installing Ubuntu 11.10 , I opened the Update Manager. I found that the average download speed for updates is about 12 Kb/sec. But I used to download with 64 Kb/sec.
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Internet Download speed decreases over wifi

I have a D-link wireless router and an Adsl 5MB/s connection. The router have a Qnap box and a boxee box connected with 100/10 network cable, also we got My wife PC (running win7) my PC (dual boot ...
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Problem when downloading ubuntu

I tried to download Ubuntu 10.04 LTS but i took a very long time (it stated, '1 day left') so I cancelled the download process..or maybe I did it incorrectly. Can somebody help me?
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Is the Ubuntu direct download 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 am 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 ...
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To allocate data usage efficiently with two internet connections

Assume you have two connections in Mobile Broadband and WiFi. I would like to allocate manually given packages to given connections. For instance, my bank connection to Mobile Broadband and my ...
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What are common causes for greatly decreased internet speeds?

Two days ago I set my computer up to dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04. On windows 7, my download speed averages around 500kb/s, regardless of time of day. On Ubuntu, downloading simple ...
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Accuracy of Network speed shown by System Monitor [closed]

How reliable is the speed shown by System Monitor? It varies 10-20 KBps with what nethogs show but is close to nload. So which one is more accurate?
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Ubuntu restricting download speed to 15kbps

I used a 3G broadband modem. I usually would be able to get a download speed of 40 - 60 kbps when i still used windows. but it seems ubuntu has a way of restricting downloads to 15kbps. this happens ...