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After a double upgrade of both my internet package (from 75Mbps to 200Mbps) and my router (from a modem/router Netgear C3000–100NAS to a dedicated router NETGEAR Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 5), all my connected devices benefited from a faster internet.

All but my primary workstation: an Ubuntu laptop :(

No matter what, it was only going at around 10Mbps-ish:

$ speedtest Retrieving speedtest.net configuration… Testing from Comcast Cable (24.4.128.113)… Retrieving speedtest.net server list… Selecting best server based on ping… Hosted by KamaTera INC (Santa Clara, CA) [11.95 km]: 17.165 ms Testing download speed ………………………………. Download: 11.71 Mbit/s Testing upload…

Arjuna Del Toso

Engineering Leader, former Facebook and Instagram SWE, founder, and employee #1 at successful startups. I’ve learned a few things along the way. I love pizza.

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