Ubuntu poor speeds in all package managers

i've been getting really poor speeds in all package managers. torrents and http downloads run perfectly fine (i.e. they max out my 6Mbit connection), but whenever i try to download something through a package manager my speeds are below 1kbps. this problem persists through 4 different physical machi ...

Poor Speeds in Azureus

I'm currently running Azureus under SuSE10.2, and having some real problems with download speed. Under windows and utorrent I get around 100-200kb/s d/l speeds, but under linux I'm lucky if I can get 10kb/s. Also the little face stays yellow next to the torrent and says that there may be a NAT probl ...

Ubuntu Fluctuating & Poor Speeds

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[ubuntu] tenda w322p pci card problems

i have been having problems with my wireless card for a while nowit just refuses to work!so i have decided to act!Tenda W332P PCI wireless-n (draft 2.0)i believe it is a pre-v2.0 version (v2.0 is the one mainly on the internet)more info:googlesearch: "[ubuntu] problem with tenda w322p installat ...

Ubuntu external usb harddrive speeds

After formatting my computer and reinstalling ubuntu 8.04 and all its updates, I have extremely poor speeds on my western digital usb drive. Before reinstalling Ubuntu and reformatting the external drive as well, it worked fine and moderately fast, in the 20 mb/s range, using NTFS (external). Now af ...

Ubuntu Ndiswrapper and Broadcom BCM4321 issues

I've been using Ubuntu for months now, and love it except for the fact that I'm getting poor speeds while using wireless.For a little background information: I have a Dell XPS m1530 with a Broadcom BCM4321 wireless card.I've used the 32-bit version and can't get ndiswrapper to work. It will say inva ...

Ubuntu Another Slow WiFi Thread - Multiple Machines

OK, I know it is kinda rude to start another "Slow Wireless" Thread, and pardon the tone, but I'm very frustrated, and something definitely is definitely wrong in Ubuntu, not Firefox, my router, or a particular driver.I have 2 different modern, decent laptops. They have 2 different WiFi ch ...

Ubuntu Network slows down randomly

I have had some trouble with networking on my little barebone (Asus Pundit, Ubuntu 9.10, Nforce ethernet integrated) for a while.At random intervals a random amount of my computers in my home network get extremely poor speeds from my server.For example:Right now if I try to transfer a file from my b ...

ethernet problem with Ubuntu 11.04 and Mint 11

I recently upgrade my computer and it seems as if my hardware isn't supported. I don't know what to do.I have Gigabyte GA-z68X-UD3P-B3 motherboard which comes with onboard Realtek RTL811E ethernet controller. WIth Mint 10, I was getting sparse connectivity, at very poor speeds. Then I tired Mint 11, ...

Very poor transfer speeds from mac to Ubuntu via Powerline adapters

I'm suffering from very very poor transfer speeds of around 70-90KB/s via Powerline adapters between my macbook and Acer Revo Ubuntu machine running 10.4. This is roughly the same as the wirless speeds I'm getting which ar around 40-60 KB/s.My current network setup is Netgear Wifi router (acting as ...

poor interent speeds

Recently, for somereason the interet connectivity on Suse linux crapped out. It takes close to 2 minutes to go to a webpage, It says "looking up' website for a long time and then eventually loads quite some time later. XP there is no problem at all. This all of the sudden happend a few days ago ...

Ubuntu Poor file transfer speeds between hard drives!

After trying MANY of the posted suggestions here with regards to the above mentioned problem...I have found a result that seems to work nicely so I thought that I would share my findings;Starting with an 8.4gb file (VMWare Virtual Machine)Data transfer speeds between two hard drives had always start ...

connection speeds poor. HELP!

I'm having computer problems - more specifically - browser problems. I have no problems loading my Outlook or any of my chat modules (Aim, Yahoo, etc), but my problem is this - it is taking forever to connect to a website. ONCE I connect, I can navigate no problem, and really fast, its just GETTING ...

Ubuntu Fluctuating & Poor Gigabit Network Speeds

Recently I have moved my server from Windows to Linux. Its a Athlon 600 System with a DLink Gigabit Network card. It has a range of discs, some configured in raid. I have performance transfer tests from Windows -> Ubuntu and the transfers have been fluctuating causing reduced through-put.Below is ...

Troubleshooting Poor Transfer Speed

I am getting pitifully poor transfer speeds from an XP box to 2003 box. Ive tried using ftp, as well as other copy programs, even cmd line. Task manager indicates that with any single connection I top out at about 5% of the 100MB capacity. I can open several connections and transfer in parallel with ...

Help needed to improve sluggish Ubuntu. Firefox and Download speeds. Ubuntu 10.04.

HelloI am looking for some help and advice on how I can improve the poor performance of My Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 installation.I have A Dell Studio 1737. Dual boot Vista and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid set-up. With Grub controlling my boot loader.I'm getting rather frustrated with my Ubuntu and Firefox overall p ...

Excessively slow network transfer speeds from XP to Linux…

A little while ago I decided it would be a great idea to install Mandrake Linux 10.0 on my laptop and use it for mobile computing. The results have been outstanding and thus far I have been extremely pleased with Linux as an OS. I am not a very big Linux Buff (read: I am highly Linux Inept) and have ...

Painfully slow wireless speeds in Ubuntu laptop

This problem seems to happen semi-randomly, making it very hard to pin down. I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop (L305-55962), and at seemingly random intervals the wireless gets so slow it's unusable.This only started happening recently, and as far as I can tell it only happens at night time, if it h ...

Ubuntu poor wifi performance 8.04

I'm using ubuntu 8.04 and I have extremely poor wifi performance. I'm using the built in Ralink wifi from my laptop.The major problem is after seemingly random amounts of time the network speeds suddenly slow down eventually 95% or more packets are lost. Sometimes it take only a few minutes for this ...

Ubuntu Poor performance in 9.10

I am having performance issues in 9.10. They are so bad I am considering moving to Windows for now.The problems are:1. Slow network browsing - slow to browse shares on my NAS box and Windows machines2. Slow/unresponsive/jerky mouse pointer movement3. Slow/unresponsive/jerky scrolling in Firefox4. Sl ...

Ubuntu Poor DVD playback

I'm having an issue with DVD playback quality. It is incredibly poor regardless of player (xine, vlc, mplayer, and totem are all the ones I've tried). I can play all mpeg, avi, wmv, etc formats perfectly fine, and it will play DVDs but the quality is horrendous. Also, the drive rips at crazy speeds ...

Ubuntu my ftp speeds seem capped?

i have a 10mb down / 500Kbps up connection. However my gftp seems to be capped @ max up speed of 50-60kbps. I have made sure my firewall was off...also tried with adding rules to allow it. .nothing buged . i tried using windows ( please dont hate me for that) i was just making sure that my ISP wasnt ...

Ubuntu Slow Internet Speeds After 11.04 64bit Installed

I have recently switched to Ubuntu 11.04 64bit from Windows 7. Since installing 11.07 I have experienced random disconnects, slow speeds and just overall poor performance from my ethernet card.Looking into the issue further I noticed that the driver installed for my NIC is "driver=r8169 ...

jQuery animate multiple elements at different speeds

I'm having a weird one...I want to slide in several thumbnail images but at differing speeds, so they finish sliding in at differing times. Sounds simple enough, but this code:for (var i=0; i<n; i++)   {      $("#thumb"+i).animate( ...

jQuery fadeTo() possible speeds

here, http://docs.jquery.com/Effects/fadeTowhy are all possible params not listed??(for example for fadeIn(), fadeOut(), fadeTo() it just says "speed",but why doesn't it list all possible speeds ("slow".. is there a"fast"???)this site is a bit weird, if I go to http ...

jQuery Automated Rotating Divs - each at different speeds

I'd appreciate some assistance on some JQuery code (I'm a newbie with JQuery).What I'm trying to do is have divs with the same class name rotate. The divs overlap each other, with only one displaying at a time. Basically, I'm building an ad rotator.Here's my working code.<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-/ ...

jQuery Poor Android performance?

I recently tried out the jQuery Mobile demos on my Motorola Droid 2 (running Android 2.2). I'm really pleased with the platform and everything, but performance is really poor when scrolling. I know that Android's web browser isn't really the best when it comes to scrolling speed, but it's really sur ...

jQuery Poor fieldset/option performance on devices?

It works fine in chrome/safari on the desktop, but I load it on the iPad and the performance is poor. Embedding it in a phonegap app makes it worse. It usually takes half a second between tap and the selection change in Mobile Safari and 1.0-1.5 seconds inside a phonegap application. Is there anythi ...

AIX 5.3L poor performance after upgrade to sp6 on TL5

After we upgraded to SP6 on TL5 we have experienced poor performance. Any suggestions? ...

ways to increase your outgoing bandwidth ?? Slow speeds.

Wondering if someone could shed some light on the upload/download speeds of my server or ways to increase your outgoing bandwidth? It is a CentOS 5.4 install with Virtualmin. I have been having problems with VPN and all speeds in particular, but when I test the server with a wget command I get speed ...

Perl's Storable module - Very poor performance on Centos slice

Hello, has anyone else in the slicehost community experienced very, very poor performance with perl's Storable module on Centos slices (Perhaps non-centos slices as well)? I'm seeing multi-second response times on an 8GB slice for operations that take milliseconds on any other system, particularly w ...

Poor performance with AquaMark3 in XP

I recently built a custom rig for gaming. Here are the specs:p4 2.8 ghz with ht1 gig pc 3200 (kingston)radeon 9800 proXp pro service pack oneAnyways, I've been using AquaMark3(a benchmark tool) and have been getting around 18,000, which is half of what I expected. I downloaded the latest drivers but ...

Transfer Speeds

I couldnt really see any info on what type of network connections you guys use and what I can expect for upload and download speeds here.Maybe some of the existing customers can post some links to their sites and maybe even some links for some test downloads. (5MB files or larger) ...

Slow download speeds

Just went live with a site on slicehost two weeks ago and so far everything is going great (we migrated here). We are planning to add streaming video to our site very soon and we have been building and testing it for close to a month now. Up until two days ago our download/streaming speeds were outs ...

Poor performance on disk

My concern is about poor disk performance on AIX box.This box is binded to VIO which is connected to a NetApp FAS3020 through SAN.All qdepth have been set to 32.In detail, i copy paste an extract of filemon. This filemon run during 15 seconds.I'm very surprised about the max read time (around 5 seco ...

Very poor Apache/mod_perl performance on Ubuntu

Installed Apache 2.2.3 manually using all of the ./configure options from the 'Getting Started With Your New Ubuntu Slice' wiki, except the --enable-layout=Debian option as I wanted Apache in the more-familiar (to me) /usr/local/Apache path. Peformance - especially under mod_perl is appaling, and I ...

Oracle Download Speeds

I have tried several times over the last 2 months to download the Oracle Designer 6i and JDeveloper. The download speeds are extremely slow (4 kbs). Why is it so slow? ...

Oracle Why does this site have such poor availability?

This is the first time I have been able to use this Forum in about thirty hours. And it was down for a lot of last week as well.This is a pretty poor advert for Oracle's technology and "can do"-ness. It also has an effect on the rest of OTN. This is the sole place where bugs, etc on OTN can be raise ...

Catering for different processor speeds in a game

I've got a fun and simple little pong game going, but after running it on a friend's computer, I suddenly noticed a MAJOR hitch. It runs at completely different speeds depending on the processor speed of the computer. I need to stop this, so that the game will run at the same default speed regardles ...

Raid striping and Nero drive speeds

HiI have a couple of harddrives (same model) that I have put in a striping array. In Nero you can go to File->Preferences->Cache, about the middle of the dialogue there is a way to test drive speed. When I look at the drive speeds like this in Nero the striped array shows at same speed as 1 of ...

Ubuntu Help with network speeds in Conky

Here's my problem. I cannot get the conky configuration I'm using to give me my upload and download speeds. I'm pretty sure I have it right, but am a novice when it comes to Linux. I've checked around online and tried to figure this out, but lack the experience and luck to do so. I'll post the confi ...

Ubuntu Poor performance in games

So i've finally managed to install Kubuntu 10.10 on my new pc, everything works flawlessly, just perfect except for one small thing. This is my PC :MSI P45 PlatinumIntel Core2 Duo E8400 3.0GHzXFX Radeon 4870 512MB / GDDR5 900MHz / 4.0GHzKingston HyperX DDR2 1333MHz 4GB500GB HDDJust tried to run WoW, ...

jQuery better-er $.fn.animate() speeds proposal

animate() speeds such as "slow" and "fast" which translate to durations make no sense for varying computed animation distances. for example, animating "slow" will be lightning fast if you animate to a 2000px window width but will crawl within a 200px window width as demonstrated here:http://jsfiddle ...

Will poor man's install on ntfs harm anything?

In the past I have used Knoppix 5.3.1 to access the internet, as it sees my usb modem but Vista does not. This worked well for me, but I don't like the constant wear on the dvd drive. So I made a poor man's install: knoppix tohd=/dev/sda1, and also saved a persistant home/config on an external usb d ...

Poor performance on Linux partition with disk attached via VIO server

I'm having some wired problems with a SAN disk attached via the IBM VIO server on a JS43 blade. When attaching a disk to the LPAR via the VIO server I get a very poor write performance, but if assign the same disk (exactly same LUN) via a virtual fiber channel adapter i get a much better performance ...

Inconsistent Internet Speeds

Ok, so I ended up reinstalling Windows XP on my system with my Compaq QuickRestore CD's. The install didn't reset my computer to the factory presets though. None of the bundled software was installed. And, my internet is still acting strange. Some pages load very quickly, while others just hang, or ...

Help About SATA speeds

Hello, I currently have a motherboard with no SATA support so I may buy a SATA controller but I want to know do you get the same speeds out of a SATA controller than you do with a motherboard with SATA ports. ...

Oracle poor performance with a PL/SQL block

I have a problem with the a PL/SQL block which perform very poor when the criteria of a sub-query is to be compared with a local variable rather than a hard-coded value.I 've put in the 2 blocks below for discussion. Block 1 take only 56 seconds to run to insert 16815 records while Block2 take ages ...

Aria's Poor Service

Here is a email i sent to the managing director of a big UK based company called Aria Technology (England, Manchester). So far i have had no reply:Dear Aria Taheri,My name is *******. Through my company (I am not going to disclose this) and also through my own account, I regularly purchase items fro ...

Really low broadband speeds on laptop

I have 20Mb/s broadband at home. On the 2 PCs connected directly to the Netgear RangeMax 240 router everything is fine - obviously we're not always hitting that top speed but who is? But on my laptop I'm getting < 1Mb/s.I used to use a netgear usb wireless adapter but I kept breaking them so I tr ...