Web browsing is very slow

Denis Vlasenko vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua
Mon Dec 13 08:34:36 GMT 2004

On Monday 13 December 2004 01:45, Mike Pang wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a clean install of Fedora Core 3.
> Mozilla, Galeon, and Thunderbird are all fine, but Konqueror is very slow
> to access web pages - about 15 seconds or more to fully load a page (I'm on
> DSL by the way).  KMail is affected too, as it takes a while to initially
> access my ISP's mail server.
> When I open the browser, or when I click on a link in Konqueror, the status
> bar on the bottom left is blank for quite a few seconds, then it says
> "website.com contacted.  Waiting for reply...".  After that, the page
> starts to load, but the progress bar on the bottom right doesn't get to 100
> percent for quite a while longer.
> I tried disabling SE Linux, but that made no difference.
> I've even upgraded to KDE 3.3.2, but Konqueror is still very unresponsive. 
> If anyone has any ideas, or can point me to a configuration file to check,
> I would really appreciate it.

There are a myriad of possible reasons.
Use strace and/or tcpdump to find out more details.
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