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Slow home server diagnosis.

Why is there a difference in performance between loading my home wiki directly and loading it via an ssh tunnel? [more inside]
posted by pompomtom on Jan 13, 2016 - 10 answers

Slow internet (ADSL) since new router - is it my line attenuation?

Nothing's changed with my connection apart from I swapped out the router. So in theory microfilters etc shouldn't come into it as I simply swapped the ADSL cable that went into the back of the old router and put it into the new one. [more inside]
posted by dance on Jul 21, 2015 - 5 answers

DSL/ADSL filters.

Will a DSL filter do the same job as an ADSL filter? I've tried googling but ironically there's a lot of noise. [more inside]
posted by feelinglistless on Jun 6, 2015 - 8 answers

Find the distance to the telephone company's exchange?

How can I find out the distance to the local telephone company's switch? (I'm in upstate New York). [more inside]
posted by jenkinsEar on Jan 1, 2015 - 8 answers

[Australia filter] Weirdness with Telstra connection in rented house

I'm trying to get a phone line and broadband set up in the house I'm renting. When the Telstra technician came round to set up the connection, he gave up and left without completing the order because it appears the phone sockets on the walls aren't connected to the line to crosses the boundary from the Telstra pit outside the property. WTF? [more inside]
posted by infinitejones on Nov 21, 2013 - 18 answers

Frequent Disconnects DCOM Errors - Please Help Me

Hi guys, I've been going through this for a few months. It got better after I switched ADSL modems but the DCOM errors are just mounting in frequency - 2 an hour - seemingly at random. [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on May 4, 2013 - 8 answers

Why does my router/ISP hate my new laptop?

Why on earth is my laptop ā€“ and only my laptop ā€“ causing our ADSL modem/router to constantly disconnect and reconnect to our ISP? Iā€™m having some serious issues with a new laptop I purchased about [more inside]
posted by Ted Maul on May 10, 2012 - 9 answers

When something seems too good to be true...

I am looking into an "unlimited" ADSL2 broadband service, offered by TPG in Australia. It seems like an unusually good deal - enough to make me suspicious that there's some kind of hidden catch. I was hoping someone would be able to confirm/refute my doubts. [more inside]
posted by chmmr on Nov 2, 2011 - 11 answers

OSX / Little Snitch Internet problem!

My iMac (running Snow Leopard) suddenly stopped connecting to the Internet, and I think--but can't prove--that Little Snitch is to blame! [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Apr 14, 2011 - 10 answers

Wireless in Virginia

Wireless in Virgina [more inside]
posted by LivinginYes on Jun 6, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me with my internet annoyance.

I sometimes have trouble with downloading via torrent: surfing becomes a slow crawl/not an option. [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Mar 26, 2009 - 18 answers

Thailand [Krabi] internet and long term accommodation

I'm planning on taking a working holiday mid april for two months (or longer) in Thailand with a friend. I have a few questions... [more inside]
posted by simplesharps on Mar 2, 2009 - 6 answers

How much postage on a webpage?

Do you use Post Office broadband as your UK ISP? And if you do, what are they like? [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Nov 15, 2008 - 2 answers

Wall of confusion

Safely use someone elses ADSL connection ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Sep 21, 2008 - 6 answers

Which is faster or better, ADSL or cable internet connection?

Which is a better broadband connection type: ADSL or cable? Plus a couple of other smaller (and simpler) questions. [more inside]
posted by feelinggood on Jul 30, 2008 - 10 answers

Why can't I open webpages?

ADSL working but HTTP not working. [more inside]
posted by k8t on Jun 9, 2008 - 8 answers

Home internet networks over large distances?

I have a wireless router in my house. 150 metres away I have a shed where I want to be able to use the internet on my laptop. There are electricity outlets in the house and in the shed but not in between. How do I get the signal from the house to my shed? [more inside]
posted by zaebiz on Apr 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Wireless router woes

Is there any way to connect a USB ADSL modem to a wireless-G broadband router? [more inside]
posted by juva on Dec 8, 2007 - 6 answers

Recommend a good ADSL modem + wireless router

Recommend a good ADSL modem + wireless router (G or N) that can also mount an external hard drive as a network share - for the UK [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Oct 20, 2007 - 4 answers

Trying to find a broadband checker site

I used to have a link to a very very detailed UK ADSL broadband checker - it gave lots of information about which broadband providers were enabled on each exchange, instead of just giving generic info about the quality of the line, as most of the checkers do. Of course, I've lost the link, and Google isn't helping. Does anyone know the site I'm talking about?
posted by ascullion on Jul 11, 2007 - 7 answers

How fat it was, how fat

Help me understand bandwidth, servers and net speed in general please! [more inside]
posted by fightorflight on Apr 11, 2007 - 17 answers

Don't make me go back to dial-up!

Why will my new ADSL connection not connect to particular pages on the web? [more inside]
posted by sneakyalien on Apr 2, 2007 - 9 answers

Internet connection in a holiday apartment

Do you know of search engines/sites for holiday apartments in the Mediterreanean where it is possible to specify that you only want to return results for apartments with internet connection?
posted by toreo on Jan 7, 2007 - 0 answers

ADSL and Gibraltar (the place, not the firewall)

Problems configuring a modem/router in Gibraltar [more inside]
posted by sueinnyc on Dec 24, 2006 - 3 answers

Streaming cable TV

I want to stream cable television from one location to another over an ADSL connection. The "viewing" location has a computer and an ADSL connection to the "streaming" location which also has a computer and cable access. How do I make this work? [more inside]
posted by ODiV on Dec 5, 2006 - 13 answers

Why does my internet connection keep dropping??

Wierd adsl connection problem. My google-fu has failed me. Please help - I'm tearing my hair out! [more inside]
posted by lemonpillows on Oct 21, 2006 - 7 answers

ADSL pricing soars in Kenya

Dear MeFites, please can you help me to challenge recent ADSL broadband price increases in Kenya. [more inside]
posted by davehat on Jul 6, 2006 - 4 answers

USB ADSL on a slow Linux box?

Linuxfilter: Is it worth replacing my hardware ADSL solution for a USB based ADSL Modem on a slow Linux (IPCop) box? [more inside]
posted by Nik_Doof on Mar 28, 2006 - 6 answers

Wireless Mac ADSL hell

Setting up a Mac wirelessly on ADSL. Help! [more inside]
posted by ClanvidHorse on Mar 18, 2006 - 12 answers

VoIP and ADSL on the cheap?

What's the minimal hardware I need to put my house phones on VoIP? [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Mar 10, 2006 - 15 answers

Internet Connection Issues

Internet connection issues: I can't seem to get my ADSL connection to work through my router. [more inside]
posted by dazed_one on Nov 17, 2005 - 12 answers

Connecting a win2k server to two different ADSL lines.

I want to connect two ADSL lines with different IP ranges to a server. [more inside]
posted by seanyboy on Sep 11, 2005 - 3 answers

I want ADSL at home!

I moved to London (SE4) just under a month ago. I've already found a great job (this is good), and I'd like to get broadband at home. I ordered ADSL from Demon just before I moved, I am still waiting for it to be installed, a month later. [more inside]
posted by armoured-ant on Jul 22, 2005 - 8 answers

Configuring a Zoom X3 5660A router/modem for Bit Torrent

I recently bought a Zoom X3 5660A DSL router/modem/all-in-one to use with my Apple Airport Extreme Base Station for internet. Everything's working fine, except Azureus (Bit Torrent). [more inside]
posted by Marquis on May 8, 2005 - 7 answers

WRT54G and BT Broadband

Does anybody have any experience setting up a Linksys WRT54GS with BT Broadband? [more inside]
posted by Jongo on Apr 14, 2005 - 5 answers

Is an ADSL broadband internet set-up vulnerable to 'dialler' viruses?

Is an ADSL broadband (thru-router) internet set-up vulnerable to 'dialler' viruses?
posted by the cuban on Jan 19, 2005 - 3 answers

Will a 56k modem work well on a 256k ADSL connection?

I have ADSL. If ADSL is active and I hookup an old 56k modem to a filtered voice line, a) how fast would I be able to connect, and b) would it affect my 256k ADSL connection?
posted by krisjohn on Dec 25, 2004 - 5 answers

What free security should I install on my PC with a switch to ADSL? And what is the replacement for Napster?

I am going ADSL later in the week. Apart from setting up XBox live, what free security should I install on my PC and also, what is the equivalent of Napster these days?
posted by Frasermoo on Nov 9, 2004 - 12 answers

Voice Recording and ADSL

Three (well, five, really) short technical questions about voice recording and ADSL Internet connections in Australia [included inside]. [more inside]
posted by LeLiLo on Jun 20, 2004 - 7 answers

How can I troubleshoot my Mac's ADSL connection?

How can I troubleshoot my Mac's ADSL connection? A few weeks ago my download speed suddenly dropped to about 4kilobits/sec after I tried to set up a firewall. I then turned off the firewall, but the speed hasn't returned. I'm running Mac OSX 10.3.4 on an eMac with 1GHz processor and 1GB RAM (confirmed intact by profiler) on a simple ADSL router (YahooBB, the leader in Japan) with an ethernet hub. Interestingly, upload is fine at 500 kbps, and my older slot-loading iMac 350MHz is zooming along fine on the same connection at 1150kbps download speed. TCP/IP settings are simple, DHCP auto-assigns the IP.
posted by planetkyoto on Jun 8, 2004 - 11 answers

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