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by tremara
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

Hi again....thanks all for your input so far....JayM my traffic on the channel(6) is quite ok....chrispop99 I am working about 2 metres from the router.....Another quite odd thing I discovered was if I left click the tray icon for wifi I get a small wicd info screen and it states connection speed is...
by tremara
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

I got hold of a monitor 'speedometer 2.8' it shows the thru put wlan0 and I am getting at max 300 or 400 KiB/s (yep KiB/s) but the majority is B/s eg.323 B/s but there is also large gaps where it is 0 b/s....I tried to add a screenshot but could not figure out how to attach a local image....still lo...
by tremara
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

Hi again...another piece to the puzzle.....connected to ethernet and worked perfectly....so it looks like definitely is something with the wifi interface.....looking for a tool or appropriate terminal commands to do some settings.....thanks
by tremara
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

Thanks to all for your advice I will work my way thru the suggestions....I am reluctant to block content as I mentioned in the original post the laptop is for an elderly friend and he won't know why stuff is not showing ie. Videos......Again thanks I will advise if I have any luck.....
by tremara
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

Hi JayM.....my problem is not the opening speed it is fine it is when you navigate to sites and the page loads are painfully slow and often don't load at all....I have now tried several 'lightweight' browsers and they all perform the same.....When I search from google the results page loads fine but...
by tremara
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

Thanks for your advice I have upped the ram no result in the browser speed though....The network device is compatible but I believe it is this device that is throttling my browser performance...I am not sure if there are settings I can tweak...Also there are a lot of settings in Firefox maybe someth...
by tremara
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Re: Really slow browser

$ inxi -Fxrz System: Host: MyCoputer Kernel: 4.9.160-antix.2-486-smp i686 bits: 32 compiler: gcc v: 6.3.0 Desktop: IceWM 1.4.2 Distro: antiX-17.4.1_386-full Helen Keller 28 March 2019 base: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) Machine: Type: Laptop System: TOSHIBA product: Satellite M70 v: PSM73A-00F007 se...
by tremara
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Really slow browser
Replies: 30
Views: 5063

Really slow browser

Hi again, I have been setting up an old (32bit) laptop with Antix....All is good a really smart and intuitive distro. My only issue at the moment is the browser performance is almost non existent. I have tried a couple of browsers including Firefox and the page either do not load or take and age.......
by tremara
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: [SOLVED] wifi hardware switch off
Replies: 3
Views: 3888

Re: wifi hardware switch off

Thanks all good....... ;)
by tremara
Thu May 30, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: [SOLVED] wifi hardware switch off
Replies: 3
Views: 3888

[SOLVED] wifi hardware switch off

Hi, I have just started using Antix and it has been great so far....I am setting it up for an elderly friend so I need it to work seamlessly as he has no tech ability....My minor problem is with the wifi. I set it up and connected ok and set it to autoconnect.....It does not connect automatically bu...

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