for a few days now, this site is incredibly dragging its feet again - 40 plus sec to open e.g. "New Topics" or "Home", 24 + for "subscribed Threads". For a comparison: subsecond response for wikipedia, Englisch ⇔ Deutsch Worterbuch - leo.org: Startseite, or similar.
This is more than demotivating - anybody else experiencing this behaviour? Can someone help?
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Same here in Minnesota, USA. It took 20 counting one-one-thousand, two-one-thousand, ... just to bring up this thread.
I test my 'net connection speed every day: 40 Mbps, with slight variations, none of which have been significant in the past month or so (when they are, I reboot the DSL modem to force a new server at the ISP).
I usually use Mozilla Firefox 52.3.0, on this box:
We have a satellite connection, so I have always blamed it for poor response. Does anyone have a problem logging in? Sometimes I have to enter my user and password 5 times before I get successfully logged in.
Maybe the hamsters don't like the new food?
Yes, unix.com is pretty slow from the UK right now (and in recent days) but it doesn't seem unique to unix.com
Some other sites which are normally quick are also quite sluggish so not sure what's going on. That isn't much help I know!
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@jgt......I don't see any issues with logging in from the UK where I have to make multiple attempts. It can just say 'unix.com is not responding' but when I wait and wait and do nothing, it eventually will log me in. Not the same problem as you are seeing.
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I am using the Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB of RAM, performance on this upgraded board is great.
Anyways I am connecting to its service using systemd's openvpn-client @ US_New_York_City.service
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