Browser speed issue

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at
Sat Jun 5 17:35:08 UTC 2010

On 06/05/2010 11:28 AM, Dick Dowdell wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a Sony VAIO W series netbook dual booting Lucid and Win 7 
> Pro.  I use Firefox and Chrome on both installations.  Browser 
> response is near instantaneous on Win 7 but mush slower on Ubuntu.  
> It's not a problem with connection speed.  It seems that on Ubuntu the 
> browsers spend most of their time doing DNS lookups, while on Win 7, 
> rrecent DNS responses are cached.  Does anyone know what's going on?
> Thanks,
> Dick Dowdell
     I have no netbook or win7. I can say however that Firefox is fast 
enough on my computer which has Ubuntu 10.04 on it.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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