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Old 03-03-2013, 10:16 AM   #1
Lord Northern
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Freshly installed Debian - Internet lag

I just freshly installed Debian on my computer, and while everything seems to work, for some reason there's a weird internet lag.
Like, for example when I open the browser, and type say, it takes it from 3 to 10 seconds to respond. The page loads really fast, as I have a very fast internet connection, but every time I click on a link, it takes it a relatively very long time before it actually starts loading the page.
My internet connection itself is perfectly fine. I tried different browsers, so it's definitely not a browser issue.
In fact, it seems that even when I try to install a program using apt-get install, it kind of lags before it starts downloading.

Sorry for a very general question, with so few details but I just can't figure out how to even begin figuring it out.

Any commonly known problems?

Some information about my system:
So, as I said, OS Debian 6.0.7, graphical interface KDE (problem occurs in gnome, as well)
CPU: AMD Athlon.
Internet connection: behind a router, ethernet connection.

Please let me know if more info is needed.

Thanks in advance.

Last edited by Lord Northern; 03-03-2013 at 01:47 PM.
Old 03-03-2013, 11:43 AM   #2
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Open a terminal window.
Type ping <enter>
Wait until you received a few responses and press CTRL-C to stop it.
Do the same for ping <enter>
is there any notably difference between the two responses?

Old 03-03-2013, 12:09 PM   #3
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No, pretty much the same.
Old 03-03-2013, 12:45 PM   #4
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Hi Long Northern,

I suspect DNS is causing this because of IPV6.

Could you please try to disable IPV6 ?
This post could be helpful.

Old 03-03-2013, 01:46 PM   #5
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Worked! Thanks!


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