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How to make wget faster or multithreading?

I've just upgraded my computer hardware(cpu + motherboard + graphic card + memory + hard disk), so that install a new OS is needed. I tried to download debian-6.0.6-amd64-netinst.iso with wget command ...
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How to make modem faster?

I am new and I just installed Ubuntu on my desktop. Do I have to install drivers for my modem for it to download fast? Because the download speed I am getting is really slow compared to my mac.
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Why is “http://my.archive.ubuntu.com” very slow?

I am currently updating my freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10 and it's taking a very long time. Most of the time i get a download speed of 222B/s. The highest has been 1kB/s. Can anyone fix this problem? ...
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ubuntu 12.04 slows down while installing updates or using software center

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 inside windows 7, and love to try it,but I don't know why it slows down and windows become grey while installing updates or using software center and that causes "un ...
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Download speed in ubuntu

When I use IDM to download anything on my Windows I get a speed of around 4-5 Mbps but for the same connection speed in Ubuntu (12.04) is around 600kbps. I tried wget, Kget Uget and so many other ...
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Is it possible to accelerate downloads in Synaptic Manager?

In Terminal that is possible by using apt-fast (using Axel). But is it possible to put to work Axel and apt-fast in Synaptic Manager? I found this suggestion, but I would not attempt it without the ...
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Slow wifi download speed with a TP Link tl-wn722n

I have PC (with ubuntu 12.04) connected to LAN with 100 Mbps internet speed. I created wifi hotspot on my pc with wireless usb adapter TP Link tl-wn722n, which allows up to 150 Mbps speed. With my ...
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How to disable everytime checking of universe repo?

As you know, every time you update your repositories in Ubuntu 12.04, the universe repository downloads all of it's contents in your computer, whether they have been changed from the last time you ...
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how do i install Internet Download Manager on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Need software like 'Internet Download Manager' I want to install an internet download manager which integrates with my browsers and download at lightning fast ...
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Internet very slow on Ubuntu, but not on Windows [closed]

I have a 10mb of connection speed, on Windows the download speed is around 1200kbps. But in Ubuntu it is always around 150kbps, its very slow than expected. I tried to solve this by changing the ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Server - downloading speed suddenly reduced to < 5KB/sec

This happens on some of my Ubuntu servers but not all. I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu server 12.04 and when began to install updates, my 600kb/sec download speed is suddenly cut to 3kb/sec ...
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How to increase downloading speed

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . and I use Firefox for browsing and downloading . i would like to increase downloading speed. How can i do increase downloading speed ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 slows down wireless network

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and my husband is using Windows 7. Ever since I installed Ubuntu, when my computer is on it slows down the entire network (when we are both connected wirelessly). We have ...
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Is there a faster way to download Ubuntu?

I want to download Ubuntu 12.04, but it seems to take a long time, i.e. 1 day via Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox. Can you suggest an alternative way to download it faster (e.g. 2 hours)??
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download acceleration with multiple connections [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you recommend a good modern GUI download manager (wget wrapper?) I'm trying to find a good download manager that can open concurrent connections for a single ...
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I can not limit the speed of Ubuntu One [closed]

I can not limit the speed of Ubuntu One I use Ubuntu "Natty Narwhal" 11.04, and on the Ubuntu One I can limit my upload and download bandwidth, however, these settings are not being applied. What do ...
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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 Ubuntu. 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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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 ...