Why does took 90 secconds to open a site

Asked by herman35

sinds I use ubuntu 9.10, i takes over 1,5 minute to open a site (download time cd = 9 minutes), please help.

groet Herman

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Cameron W (cwill747) said :

Are you sure this isn't a problem with your internet connection in general? Can you reproduce this on another computer that doesn't have ubuntu?

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Daniel Stone (danielstone) said :

what is the site name? are you sure that the site is up? and what is the result you are getting on a speedtest?

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herman35 (hendschutte) said :


Just home from my work, I opened http://www.nu.nl and takes at this moment about 45 seconds, i have also anolder pc (pentium 3) en the site appears in less then 10 seconds

Uitvoeren Test Status Resultaat
Download van een bestand (128KB ~ 1MB afhankelijk van uw verbinding) vanaf een server in Nederland Klaar Gegevens opgeslagen ? 770.4 KByte/sec
                (=6163 kbps)
Upload van gegenereerde gegevens naar een server in Nederland om de upload snelheid te bepalen Klaar Gegevens opgeslagen ? 88.6 KByte/sec
                (=709 kbps)
Veelvuldig maken van een connectie naar een server in Nederland. Klaar Gegevens opgeslagen ? 750.0 Conn/min,

hope yuu can read this,

best regards herman

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

Please try to optimize your Firefox using this tool this http://www.elart.it/ubuntu/mb_ubuntu_optimizer/index_en.php
To get firefox internal data optimization please install the sqlite3 package.

Hope this helps

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herman35 (hendschutte) said :

Hello by ussing the updates today (Bye the way, I do this updates every day) suddenly the problem is solved. Yust before I downloaded the optimizer, advised by marcobra but I did not install it.

Thank you all for the suppord