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[Internet Q]: Does uploading data affect download speed? [closed]

if i'm uploading a lot of data does that affect my download speed? I'm seeding some torrents and I was just wondering if this will bog down my download speed. Like surfing the internet and stuff.
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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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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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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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allow multi connection in apt-get

I am having a slow speed of internet and idm use multiple connections per download and uses link to full potential whereas with apt-get ubuntu i get limited speed. So I wonder how this can be achieved ...
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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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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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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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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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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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download .deb from software center using a download manager

when trying to install apps from software center or using the apt the download speed is so slow otherwise the speed is well fast when downloading with a download manager like flareget so is there any ...
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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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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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Internet connection slow with intermittent drops

Is there a default firewall in 14.04 LTS? My speed will build up to 200k at best then shoots back down to zero and sometimes causes my connection to crash. All other devices on my wireless network ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Wifi Issue

I have a Qosmio X500-13R with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual-boot. Since I installed it I've had an issue with the wi-fi speed. It connects just fine and has no problem accessing any website. The thing is ...
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system test memory failure message

Could someone please tell me what this system report means - and what can or should I do about it - ... "memory/info FAILED Runtime error (func=(main), adr=17): Divide by zero ...
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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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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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Speed limiting Ubuntu server

I am looking for a way to limit the download and upload speed of my Ubuntu server (router). I want to have 20 Mb DOWN and 20 Mb UP total. I tried trickle and wondershaper, with no success. ...
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detecting if my server have band width limitation?

I have some ubuntu 12.04 server in a range ip address. I have problem with one of them on downloading from internet, although other ones do it by high speed. How can i detect the problem? If there is ...
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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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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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How to speed up Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and my system is too much slow, I want to speed it up. I have tried several apps and methods like jupitar, cleaning tmp file, but still my system is too much slow. Here is my ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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WUSB54G (rt2500pci) — Speed at 300K/s before going to sleep, 200B/s after waking from sleep. Any solutions?

What problem in the world has Ralink had with the Linux 3.x kernel?! In the pre-3.x days, from Jaunty to Karmic to Lucid to Maverick to Natty, everything was fine with RT2500 and RT2800-based cards ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to use a specific DNS on wifi connection?

I read a few articles which stated that my isp(BSNL) has weak DNS servers and using a different faster DNS like opendns or google will increase the speed. I use a wifi connection through the router. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...