Ubuntu 10.04 BETA1 (Lucid)

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Tue Apr 6 14:28:20 UTC 2010

On 06/04/10 21:05, Colin Law wrote:
> On 6 April 2010 11:06, Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au>  wrote:
>> On 06/04/10 19:07, Colin Law wrote:
>>> Have you checked that you are using an appropriate mirror to download from?
>> Definition of "appropriate mirror", please.
> In Update Manager click Settings and on the Ubuntu Software tab you
> can choose one near you.
> Colin

I just checked the setting and it was set to 'Server for Australia'. 
However, I went deeper and found a useful option whereby all the servers 
were "pinged" to find the best one to use and, surprisingly - or not 
surprisingly, it selected not my own ISP, which is a mirror for Ubuntu, 
but another local ISP :-) . We'll now see if the thruput improves :-) .


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