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>> I have two notebook computers, one running Win XP and the other
>> running Linux (Fedora Core 2). I compared the speed to download files
>> on the computer by downloading a large file on one computer, then
>> On the WinXP I reached download speed of approx. 800 kbyte/s, but on
>> linux the speed was a 10th of that, approx 80 kbyte/s.
>> Obviously something is wrong with the setup on my linux box, but I
>> really need some help on how to correct it!
> What kind of connection (cable or adsl?). Are you sure that both programs
> are using the same units? Typically little 'b' is bits and big 'B' is
> bytes. So 800 kbps approximately equals 80 kB/s (maybe they ARE both same
Yep, or duplex mismatch, timing the download of the same file
Quote:> I have never noticed any significant difference in internet speeds between
> Windows and Linux (dialup or 1500/256 pppoe).
On fast connections Linux outperforms M$ easily.;) AFAIR someone
(mjt?) posted an URL sometimes ago with a nice online connection
Michael Heiming (GPG-Key ID: 0xEDD27B94)
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