[ubuntu-studio-users] Upgrading offers only 15.x :-(
rverzola at gn.apc.org
Thu Jun 30 05:43:21 UTC 2016
It says "the sites are believed to be..." So maybe, but maybe not.
The best way to know for sure is to try. I tried and torrent works much better for me.
I find it hard to believe the assertion about minority/majority... It implies that you actually counted.
On Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:18:58 +0200
Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:37:39 +0800, Roberto Verzola wrote:
> >On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:37:08 +0200 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >> On Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:18:10 -0400, Lawrence H. Bulk wrote:
> >> >(On July 21, it will be much faster if you download the new
> >> >release via a Torrent.)
> >> Some ISPs throttle speed for torrent usage. Using torrent could slow
> >> down a download very much.
> >If a torrent version is available, it is the most efficient way to
> >download because you are getting pieces of the file not from a single
> >server but from other users who are also downloading or who have
> >already downloaded the file.
> It's absolutely not efficient, if the download is throttled.
> Here is a worldwide list of ISPs known to shape torrent traffic,
> https://wiki.vuze.com/w/Bad_ISPs .
> For example only one of the listed provider in Germany throttles, but de
> facto all of them shape torrent traffic in Germany by the Tier
> hierarchy, https://wiki.vuze.com/w/Bad_ISPs#Germany .
> AFAIK torrent is efficient for a minority of Internet users only.
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