Mirror updates and downloads very slow

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Sugarcrisp
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Mirror updates and downloads very slow

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Starting today, my mirror updates and downloads have become incredible slow. As I type, I'm setting my software sources to default to help rule out some issues. It's been over 5 minutes, and it still hasn't completed updating the cache. I use Expressvpn, but I've tested with it on and off without any change. I've tested different mirrors (with and without vpn) and receive very few options and they are in the low kb. Most show unavailable. I've tried the recommended mirrors, but they are slow. I've tested my internet using speedtest.net. The numbers are where they should be. I've also tried updating Manjaro in my Virtualbox, and it's experiencing the same issue. Any help is welcome.

It's now been more than 15 minutes and the cache is still updating.

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brett@brett-Inspiron-3470:~$ inxi -Fxxxrz
System:    Host: brett-Inspiron-3470 Kernel: 5.3.0-53-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.5.0 
           Desktop: Cinnamon 4.4.8 wm: muffin 4.4.2 dm: LightDM 1.26.0 Distro: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia 
           base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:   Type: Desktop System: Dell product: Inspiron 3470 v: N/A serial: <filter> Chassis: type: 3 serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Dell model: 0D02VH v: A01 serial: <filter> UEFI: Dell v: 1.5.9 date: 10/09/2018 
Battery:   Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400 Plus serial: <filter> charge: 55% 
           rechargeable: yes status: Discharging 
CPU:       Topology: 6-Core model: Intel Core i5-8400 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Kaby Lake rev: A L2 cache: 9216 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 33599 
           Speed: 846 MHz min/max: 800/4000 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 900 2: 900 3: 900 4: 900 5: 900 6: 900 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel vendor: Dell driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:3e92 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa resolution: 1280x720~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Coffeelake 3x8 GT2) v: 4.5 Mesa 19.2.8 compat-v: 3.0 
           direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 
           chip ID: 8086:a348 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.3.0-53-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Dell driver: r8169 v: kernel 
           port: 3000 bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10ec:8168 
           IF: enp1s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Dell driver: ath9k v: kernel 
           port: 3000 bus ID: 02:00.0 chip ID: 168c:0036 
           IF: wlp2s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-3: Atheros type: USB driver: btusb bus ID: 1-14:6 chip ID: 0cf3:e005 
           IF-ID-1: tun0 state: unknown speed: 10 Mbps duplex: full mac: N/A 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 2.11 TiB used: 524.01 GiB (24.3%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Toshiba model: DT01ACA100 size: 931.51 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s rotation: 7200 rpm 
           serial: <filter> rev: A810 scheme: GPT 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb vendor: SK Hynix model: SC311 SATA 128GB size: 119.24 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: <filter> 
           rev: 0P10 scheme: GPT 
           ID-3: /dev/sdc type: USB vendor: A-Data model: HC660 size: 931.51 GiB serial: <filter> rev: 9201 scheme: MBR 
           ID-4: /dev/sdd type: USB vendor: PNY model: USB 2.0 FD size: 57.70 GiB serial: <filter> rev: PMAP scheme: MBR 
           ID-5: /dev/sde type: USB vendor: Samsung model: MZNLF128HCHP-00004 size: 119.24 GiB serial: <filter> 
           scheme: MBR 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 116.40 GiB used: 14.21 GiB (12.2%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb2 
           ID-2: /home size: 915.89 GiB used: 257.87 GiB (28.2%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 38.0 C mobo: N/A 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2032 
Repos:     No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list 
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/clipgrab-team-ppa-bionic.list 
           1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/clipgrab-team/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/danielrichter2007-grub-customizer-bionic.list 
           1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/danielrichter2007/grub-customizer/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list 
           1: deb http://apt.insync.io/mint tina non-free contrib
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list 
           1: deb http://packages.linuxmint.com tricia main upstream import backport
           2: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic main restricted universe multiverse
           3: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           4: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           5: deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-security main restricted universe multiverse
           6: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ bionic partner
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/peppermintos-ice-dev-bionic.list 
           1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/peppermintos/ice-dev/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list 
           1: deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teejee2008-ppa-bionic.list 
           1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/teejee2008/ppa/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teejeetech-aptik.list 
           1: deb https://packages.teejeetech.com/aptik/Eavn7O3CPi stable main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/thefanclub-ubuntu-after-install-bionic.list 
           1: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/thefanclub/ubuntu-after-install/ubuntu bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list 
           1: deb [arch=amd64] http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian bionic contrib
Info:      Processes: 283 Uptime: 2h 38m Memory: 15.47 GiB used: 2.16 GiB (14.0%) Init: systemd v: 237 runlevel: 5 
           Compilers: gcc: 7.5.0 alt: 7 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 running in: guake inxi: 3.0.32 
benchrest
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Re: Mirror updates and downloads very slow

Post by benchrest »

Yesterday there was a mint-mirrors update, 1.2.0 today I am getting the message could not refresh the list of updates. I am going to wait and see if it resolves itself before changing my settings. Usually just make thing worse.
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Sugarcrisp
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Re: Mirror updates and downloads very slow

Post by Sugarcrisp »

Thanks for that note benchrest :D
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