Some of my Kubuntu-Hoary tweaks

Derek Broughton auspex at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 18 07:26:14 CDT 2005


On Friday 15 April 2005 21:11, Erich Birngruber wrote:
> Hello Everybody!
>
> > > 7. Boost Konqueror web browsing speed:
> > > sudo echo "KDE_NO_IPV6=true" >> /etc/environment
> >
> > That might perhaps be reasonably automated in the installer - it should
> > be possible to tell if you have an ipv6 connection.
>
> I am sorry, this might be off-topic, 

No, you're still on-topic - the rest of us have drifted :-)

> but you might be interested in it: 
> I tried some of your tweaks, including this 'KDE_NO_IPV6' option. Before
> setting this option Konqueror often crashed during loading a webpage. Now
> this problem seems completely gone. I have no idea why...

I'd heard something about that.  I've heard the same of Windows & IE, too.  
Some software just doesn't gracefully handle not having an IPV6 connection 
when it expects one.
-- 
derek



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