Browser speed issue
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 6 10:44:10 UTC 2010
On 5 June 2010 18:47, <jon at jcosby.com> wrote:
> Quoting "Dick Dowdell" <dick.dowdell at gmail.com>:
>> 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?
> Do you have IPv6 enabled? This can slow things down considerably. In
> Firefox, you can disable this by going to the about:config page and
> setting 'network.dns.disableIPv6' to true.
Dick, did you try this on FF? It can make a huge difference.
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