[ubuntu-za] Slow updates

Jan Greeff jan at verslank.net
Fri Nov 8 20:00:13 UTC 2013

On 08/11/2013 16:47, Miles wrote:
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> From: Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net>
> Reply-to: jan at verslank.net, Ubuntu South African Local Community
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> To: Ubuntu South African Local Community <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: [ubuntu-za] Slow updates
> Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:16:42 +0200
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> Hi to all,
> The updates on my Ubuntu 12.04 are taking ages these days, has been the
> case for about 10 days. The latest update, about 54 Mb, has been running
> for about six hours and is still only half-way.
> I have checked my download speed, it is running at more or less the
> correct 90Mbps.
> Jan
> I had the same problem this morning Jan. I think our mirrors are a bit
> sick. Try changing to an international one.

Excuse my ignorance Miles, but what are mirrors and how do you change to 

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