My yum download speed in fedora is in average less than 5KB/s and goes to less than 1KB/s but my normal download speed is around 140KB/s. I tried installing
yum-fastestmirrors but didn't help.
At the end of the day
You can use the
So you could use
Yum makes use of plugins to enhance it's features. One of these plugins is called fastestmirror. Sometimes this plugin can be the cause of slowness. The mirror sites that this plugin selects can sometimes not be the best ones to use all the time.
You can remove the preferred list of mirrors from this plugin by deleting this file:
Also you can temporarily disable the
I've installed Yum Fast Downloader plugin and the download speed is now good.
If you get anything near the latest yum, it will now download from multiple urls at once ... and has drpm downloads/regeneration built in.
Older releases have rebuilds from the latest in rawhide here:
...or you can rebuild that locally, if you can't use anything from there.