Tag: networking

  • Ubuntu 13.10 internet very slow “nothing helps” fix

    I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and went nuts with the laggy laptop. I have 2gb memory on it, which shouldn’t be causing such a comatose experience. I installed drivers, tweaked memory, did a hundred things, nothing helped. Digging around in the innards, I found that /etc/resolv.conf was very strange and was showing localhost […]

  • Ubuntu network slow RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Realtek

    I recently reinstalled Ubuntu, and found that my network was agonizingly slow. Installing the driver from the Realtek website fixed this. My card is RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller, but I imagine this will work for other versions too. The problem is that the default driver does not support this card well. Blacklist it. […]