[ubuntu-za] Slow updates

Jan Greeff jan at verslank.net
Tue Nov 12 03:08:50 UTC 2013

Many thanks for this Lee - my updates are running now!


On 08/11/2013 22:07, Lee Sharp wrote:
> On 11/08/2013 02:00 PM, Jan Greeff wrote:
>> Excuse my ignorance Miles, but what are mirrors and how do you change to
>> International?
> Ubuntu has LOTS of servers all over the world for updates.  It picks 
> one for you at install, but if that one falls over, bad things 
> happen.  From the cli run software-properties-gtk and click the 
> "Download From" dropdown and pick something else.  Note that clicking 
> "Other" can allow you to pick the best server via a ping test.
>             Lee

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