>>I've got a couple of net installs that are going very slowly, is 3Kbps
>>what others are getting these days? Seems typical for me over the
>>past two weeks or so...
>>Where can I find info on seting up apt-get with a proxy?
In some cases, its as simple as setting the http_proxy and/or ftp_proxy
eg export http_proxy=http://myproxyname:80/
Which one/s you choose of course depends on whether you're using http or
ftp access method to the Debian mirror.