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I recently installed Ubuntu on my MacBook and it's great. The only problem is the Internet speed... on Mac OS X it is much faster which doesn't surprise me because both have been optimized to run fast.

I was wondering if there was a driver, or similar, that would improve the speed for Ubuntu?

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How do you evaluate this problem? Any iperf test or speed test? Which kind / brand / model of network adapter you have? –  Pitto Jul 22 '11 at 12:49

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Does your wireless get slower after resuming from suspend or on battery? If so, this information may help to disable the power saving features for your wireless adapter.

Disabling wireless power management in Ubuntu

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