Tuesday, April 26, 2011

how to increase the internet speed in ubuntu

sudo gedit  /etc/sysctl.conf   
add the text at the bottom given here
http://ubuntumanual.org/posts/10/how-to-increase-internet-speed-in-ubuntu

type in at the terminal
~/Downloads$ sudo sysctl -p
net.core.rmem_max = 16777216
net.core.wmem_max = 16777216
net.ipv4.tcp_rmem = 4096 87380 16777216
net.ipv4.tcp_wmem = 4096 65536 16777216
net.ipv4.tcp_no_metrics_save = 1
net.ipv4.tcp_moderate_rcvbuf = 1
net.core.netdev_max_backlog = 2500
net.ipv4.tcp_sack = 0
net.ipv4.tcp_window_scaling = 1



http://ubuntumanual.org/posts/10/how-to-increase-internet-speed-in-ubuntu
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-change-mtu-maximum-transmission-unit-of-network-interface-in-ubuntu-linux.html

frankly it did not really work on my system (April 2011) that article was written in 2008 so not sure if that is the reason 

http://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/bloat/wiki/Linux_Tips

1 comment:

  1. To increase the speed of the Internet surely You can use the steps above,Because it worked for my speed increasing process!! It's good to increase my speed of the Internet....Before using this tips My internet speed is slow,now my speed is Good ..My uploading speed 123Kbps,Downloading speed 1956Kbps I checked my speed at here Ip-details.com

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