Extremely poor internet speed in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 07:54:31 UTC 2011
2011/7/31 Ernest Doub <hideserted at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 11:21 PM, PM <reallife at hmamail.com> wrote:
>> It is really nice to see Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, cool.
>> I have two issues (initially when I installed Ubuntu):
>> (i) When I connected to the internet using Alcatel Data Card (X220 HSPA),
>> and the connection being reliance, it sometimes connects me and sometimes
>> not, so I edit the network connections again and again whenever I login to
>> the Ubuntu. Then I saw that if the Data Card is connected directly to the
>> usb port (without using a cable, as I was using earlier), the probability to
>> get connected to the internet is more than the case when I connect the data
>> card through the cable, so I just removed the cable. But still I am facing
>> speed issues, for even 3G connection this is showing me a really very poor
>> speed!! How could be speed be increased at least to the level the system
>> might support?
>> However I have installed the driver and the net is getting connected, but
>> this a issue I must escalate.
>> (ii) When I started playing a video file, it says that it needs some
>> particular package (e.g. 'universe freepats 20060219-1', etc..) and then
>> started fetching directly from the net. As my speed is poor, can one let me
>> know if we can directly download all the packages (most common w.r.t. audio
>> and video files) from some outside and net and then can install offline, but
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> Define "my speed is poor". Are we talking 50mb/s or less, 100mb/ ? What?
That is probably very poor… Who would accept 100 mb
(millibits/second)? Would take days to download a relatively small
Okay, of course I know that you mean Mb/s and not mb/s, I just
couldn't stop myself… :P
> Are you sure you are connected on a 3G speed line all the way through? One
> slow node drags your throughput down to the speed of that node.
> Unless your hardware is all less than a year old you are probably on a USB
> 1.0 line.
> Google the specs for 1.0 vs 2.0 and you will quickly see the difference.
> This may be your chokepoint.
> Your codec packages are all available in the Ubuntu Software Center.
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