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Re: Downloading Debian from European Sites


I get transfer rates of 800kB(yte)/s from ftp.de.debian.org.
Too slow?
The site is located in Dresden, Germany.


Sergio Brandano wrote:
>  Hi,
>  ... I received a few messages of reply, that are clearly missing
>  the point. The point is that servers in Europe are slow. It is
>  not a problem of my connection for sure. I really do not know
>  how fast it is, I will ask, but is good enough to note the
>  difference when connecting to these sites.
>  The site I used to connect to is www.uk.debian.org, which is fast.
>  I was worried about using it, as xtraceroute reported it as being
>  a site in the east coast of the USA (I had to make a snapshot of it,
>  as the program is currently having difficulties in locating the site),
>  and all such connections come with a connection fee.
>  I have now received a message from the owner of open.hands.com
>  stating that his machine is hosting www.uk.debian.org and is in
>  London's Docklands. So, is xtraceroute broken?  If you have an
>  explanation, let me know about it. Anyway, I believe the word of
>  the owner, and I am now connecting to his site again.
>  Regards,
>  Sergio
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