Konqueror painfully slow on browsing the net

Rahul Siddharthan rsidd at online.fr
Sun Feb 19 21:54:19 PST 2006

Matthew Dillon wrote:
>:> It sounds like a DNS problem.
>:Indeed it was. /etc/hosts was missing an entry. thats also why startx
>:didnt work, and why Firefox took 5 mins to start up. However Konqueror is
>:still very slow.
>    Well, I don't know if there is something specific to konq, but
>    it still could be DNS. You need to see where its blocking and slowing
>    down, perhaps by running it with a ktrace -i or something like that.

Actually, it could be IPv6.  Many servers apparently claim to support
IPv6 but don't, and this causes timeouts.  You could try two things:

1. Disable IPv6 in the kernel
2. Start your KDE session with KDE_NO_IPV6=true


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