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Jan 20, 2004, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"If everyone is using the same server at same time, it can be very busy and quite slow to download the base software or updates.

"To avoid the overload and increase the speed of yum, try switching to one of many Fedora Core mirror sites.

"For example, if you're located in USA West, update your /etc/yum.conf as following and see how much it increased the speed of yum update download speed..."

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