Any alternate download sites for speakup ftp?
alpuzz at comcast.net
Thu Feb 24 17:29:51 EST 2005
Thanks a lot!
I just started downloading disk 1. Right now, I'm getting about 70KB/s and
it's estimating roughly 2 hours and 30 mins for the first disk. At this
rate, I'll have them all before i would have had even one from the speakup
----- Original Message -----
From: "John McCann" <lists at jamsite.us>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 4:43 PM
Subject: Re: Any alternate download sites for speakup ftp?
> Hi Al:
> You wrote:
> "For some reason, the speakup ftp server is severely slow. I am using
> broadband, Comcast to be exact, and each disk is taking 15 to 20 hours to
> Tell me about it! I had that same experience over the President's day
> weekend; i.e., last weekend when I downloaded the 02/19/2005 set of four
> And you continue:
> "Is there any alternate way to get these files, either from another
> server, a torrent, etc?"
> I've put them on my FTP server, and would love to know what kind of
> download speeds one gets when taking them from my site.
> Go to:
> and give it a try. If you do, would you please respond (on or off list)
> with a report on the transfer rate?
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