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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005556Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2019-07-05 18:45
ReporterpkreuztAssigned Tog0tmi1k 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product Version2019.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0005556: kali repos are slow
DescriptionUsing HTTPS repos, speed seems limited to no more than 250 KB/s, both downloading indexes and packages. My connection speed is much higher, so that is not the problem. I have not tried using normal HTTP version.



2019-06-22 17:16

administrator   ~0010722

Is it possible to get the full output of `apt update`?
Need to see which mirror you are finding slow.


2019-06-24 17:51

reporter   ~0010731


Hit:1 kali-rolling InRelease
Reading package lists... Done


2019-07-05 18:42

administrator   ~0010764

We are not able to get the same speeds you are.

What country are you from?


2019-07-05 18:45

administrator   ~0010765

If you are still facing slow speeds, you can switch to cloudflare

Copy/paste the following into a terminal window

cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list
deb kali-rolling main contrib non-free
deb-src kali-rolling main contrib non-free
apt update

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-06-20 09:04 pkreuzt New Issue
2019-06-21 08:21 rhertzog Assigned To => g0tmi1k
2019-06-21 08:21 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2019-06-22 17:16 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0010722
2019-06-24 17:51 pkreuzt Note Added: 0010731
2019-07-05 18:42 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0010764
2019-07-05 18:45 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0010765