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Slow internet cable speed on Ubuntu 18.04

When I take a speed test, I get 80 mb/s, when I try download something, I only get about 5 mb/s. I saw a lot of questions about wifi but none about ethernet.
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Download Speed Rate Drops to 0 kb/s after 2 seconds!

this is ridiculous but my download speed drops to 0 kb/s after downloading about 200KB of a file... I've tested my network with other devices and it's fine but I still can't download with my laptop. ...
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Installing Snaps in China is too slow

When I try to install anything using snap, I found out that the download speed is very slow. As shown in the screenshot, it is about 20 kb/s: How can I install a snap fast?
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Download Speed on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm relatively new to Linux and am running a HP Proliant G6 ML350 server, for Plex, Sonarr and Radarr. Connected via LAN. I have an issue with download speed, it appears like the speed is being ...
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Push down network installation time - what are methods and the lower boundary?

What are possible optimization vectors to significantly reduce Ubuntu network installation time and what are lower boundaries to strive for? That is, I am starting with a qemu/virt-install ...
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XPS13 9370 wifi upload speed seems slow ? (ath10k, ubuntu 18.04)

While playing with my wifi, I notice something: if I download a file from my NAS to my XPS13, wifi speed seems good (like 20MB/s) If I upload from laptop to NAS, it's reduce to ~1MB/s I tested 2 ...
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Problem with pppoe connection (Ubuntu 18.04)!

I'm having a problem with pppoe connection, the modem is connected directly to the computer(without the router), i use pppoeconf to connect, but when i connect the speed is much slower that it should ...
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My WiFi speed stuck at 1Mb/s

so I read multiple threads about this problem and my rate is limited to 1Mb/s (or that is what iwconfig tells me.) Here is my output of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. ...
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How is the speed of a bridge set?

I have a bridge (created via systemd-networkd) which links a few physical interfaces. All of the interfaces are 1 Gbps, except one which is 100 Mbps. The problem: it looks like (from local iperf3 ...
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Incredibly bad upload speed towards my IP only

I'm running a VDS (Virtual Dedicated Server) on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm experiencing a very bizarre issue with uploading. Let me try to explain, by using a "map". VDS --> My Local PC = Upload speed is ...
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How to slow down internet connection?

I have a very large download to perform which is low priority. Can I throttle back the networking speed of my Ubuntu 18.10 so this download does not bog down my connection which is shared with other ...
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VSFTPD very slow … but i'have no parameter to limit

I have a Fiber connexion and when i use FileZilla to download , i cant go more than 2 mo/sec I checked in vsftpd conf file in /ETC/ and there is no limitation . i dont understand where i can fix this ...
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inconsistent speed with wifi with Ubuntu 18.04

As other users, I experience inconsistent wifi internet speed with ubuntu. As suggested on this forum, I run wireless-info and pasted the results here. Windows and osx on the same wifi are ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 internet speed meter or monitor

I tried searching everywhere, but I wasn't able to find a taskbar Internet speed monitor or meter for Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to get one?
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iperf3 shows that udp with set bandwidth is still x2 slower than tcp

I opened iperf3 server on host 192.168.1.105: iperf3 -sV Then client on TCP on same host: iperf3 -c 192.168.1.105 -4b 10G -P 2 -n 10G -w 1M Results are: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
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Why can't I get 1 gig download from Fios?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire AXC-603 UB17 (w/ "built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit ethernet LAN"), w/ cat5e cable from the Verizon modem to my pc. Verizon installed their fiber optic cable and ...
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Slow WIFI network connection on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 17.10 as my main OS, in the past I used Windows 7 and Ubuntu 16.04. The only problem is that my wireless connection is very slow, it take ages to load a webpage/youtube video ...
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How can I identify what is causing my laptop to lag?

I got a HP dv7-1133cl with some terrible Windows issues (black screen shortly after starting) and so I installed Ubuntu 16.04 as a learning experience as well as to have my own personal laptop. It ...
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Ubuntu Can't Run Speed Test

I have a very weird problem. My internet appears to be working just fine, I can access web pages and ping Google.com (14ms), but I can't run speed tests. I was wondering about speed, so I googled ...
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Very low internet speed on Ubuntu 16.04

I have tried many solutions on online forums for this, but none helped. Under the same WiFi network, my mobile phone and other laptops running windows or Ubuntu get a speed of around 4mbps(...
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Extremely low downloading speed on ubuntu but good on windows

I have shifted from windows to ubuntu 17.04. I'm getting very low downloading speed on ubuntu. browsing speed is good but downloading is very slow max upto 10KB/s. While on windows it is 100-180 KB/s....
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internet very slow speedtest fails with socket errors

We changed ISP's recently, & I notice that the ubuntu computer is having a lot of difficulty now with the internet. It frequenly hangs in the middle of a download. When I visit speedtest.net on a ...
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Internet speed / Skype Video calling [closed]

I have unlimited internet 512Kbps for 24 hours. If I want to make a video call on skype all night long or at least 9-10 hours. 512Kbps is enough to running a video call without lose connection?
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Get current wireless download and upload speed on the command line [duplicate]

Is it possible to retrieve the current download speeds on my desktop? For example, if I were to download a file, the network card will report the speed that it's downloading the file at - I've seen it'...
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Can I download MULTIPLE youtube search results using youtube-dl?

I know how to download the result of one search query but is it possible to download results of more than 1 search queries at once? I was thinking pasting the urls separated by commas.
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Uget download speed is limited to 100 KBps! [closed]

I am trying to download 2.5 GB .iso file using uget, I sat the max download speed to 0, max connections to 16,but the max download speed that I got in uget is 100 kBps. I tested my connection using ...
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Can bonding two NIC give me double speed on LAN?

I have three PC, named A, B, S. A have one NIC 100 Mb/s, B is like A. S have two NIC, each one is 100 Mb/s. I use a 1 Gbs switch. All NICs of A, B, S are connected to switch. Now a write a tool in ...
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installation of Aspera connect fails

I have recently installed Aspera connect plugin in firefox for downloading large packages at faster rate, but since last few days, i am unable to download any package or file using Aspera connect ...
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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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[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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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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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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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 ...