Now that’s fast!

One last note, and this isn’t a joke.

[kmandla@cc99p01 ISOs]$ axel -aS http://ftp.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/UBUNTU-CDS/kubuntu/feisty/kubuntu-7.04-alternate-i386.iso
Initializing download:
http://ftp.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/UBUNTU-CDS/kubuntu/feisty/kubuntu-7.04-alternate-i386.iso
Doing search...
Testing speeds, this can take a while...
1 usable servers found, will use these URLs:
URL Speed
http://ftp.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/UBUNTU-CDS/kubuntu/feisty/kubuntu-7.04-al 89

File size: 728449024 bytes
Opening output file kubuntu-7.04-alternate-i386.iso
Starting download

Connection 1 finished ]
Connection 0 finished ]
Connection 2 finished ]
[100%] [..................................................] [8313.3KB/s] [00:00]

Downloaded 694.7 megabytes in 1:25 seconds. (8313.25 KB/s)

Wow. I have never, NEVER downloaded an entire ISO in a minute and a half. Good grief that’s fast. :shock: Thanks go to axel, NTT West and ftp.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp. Sheesh!

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7 Responses to “Now that’s fast!”


  1. 2 Luke 2007/08/27 at 5:36 AM

    Oh crap! That speed looks unbelievable. I mean, how the… Why… Is that even possible? What is your downstream speed?

    Note to self – try axel! LOL

  2. 3 riger99 2008/03/24 at 11:00 PM

    See speed in action here:
    http://tinyurl.com/2ajslv


  1. 1 Is that fast or what? « Odzangba Kafui Dake’s Blog Trackback on 2007/08/23 at 8:21 PM
  2. 2 Is that fast or what? | Ubuntu Linux Help Trackback on 2008/01/26 at 1:02 AM
  3. 3 Happy day « Motho ke motho ka botho Trackback on 2008/08/08 at 12:19 PM
  4. 4 Putting Pacman on Wheels « Doesn't Not Compute Trackback on 2009/09/22 at 8:05 AM

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