Firefox slow on Ubuntu 10.04

If your Firefox is sluggish on on Ubuntu 10.04 this might help. Fire up Firefox and type “about:config” in the URL bar. That will bring up the config page. Search for the lines below and change them accordingly to reflect the changes below. – network.http.pipelining > Make it True – network.http.pipelining.maxrequests > Make it 8…

International link restored

Good news to all those who were facing slow international access over the past week. TM has completed repair work on the SMW4 submarine cable which linked us to Europe and US. via TM

Ubuntu mirrors up and improved!

With the recent internet issues, byte craft’s local Ubuntu mirror was not being up2date due to overlapping cron jobs. They have since moved to ubumirror running on apache/ngix and all seems good. Releases are on a 3 hour sync and archives 4  hours sync. Grab your CD images HERE.Enjoy the speed. via @angch from Byte…

Malaysians experiencing slow internet access

Malaysians are currently experiencing slow internet access. The disruption is due to a cable fault on the Southeast Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 4 (SMW4) submarine cable network between Alexandria in Egypt and Palermo in Italy linking Malaysia to Europe and the United States (US). Restoration work is currently in progress and scheduled to be completed on…