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== Making a slow internet connection more comfortable ==
 
== Making a slow internet connection more comfortable ==
  
Fasterfox Lite is an addon for Firefox. Its intention is getting web pages faster on fast connections, but it also can be used for configuring Firefox easily. You can configure memory and disk cache, DNS Cache and how many connections are opened at once.
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'''Fasterfox Lite is an addon for Firefox.''' Its intention is getting web pages faster on fast connections, but it also can be used for configuring Firefox easily. You can configure memory and disk cache, DNS Cache and how many connections are opened at once.
  
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'''polipo is a small http proxy'''. In offline mode it serves cached content.
  
wwwoffle is a proxy, that can be configured to violate the RFCs to cache websites even more aggressiv and several other helpful things.
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'''wwwoffle is a http/ftp proxy''', that can be configured to violate the RFCs to cache websites even more aggressiv and several other helpful things.
  
  
To make sure that ''opkg upgrade'' does not break your system because of a unstable connection do:
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To make sure that '''opkg''' ''upgrade'' does not break your system because of an unstable connection do:
 
  opkg update
 
  opkg update
 
  opkg --cache ''cachedir'' --download-only upgrade
 
  opkg --cache ''cachedir'' --download-only upgrade
 
  opkg --cache ''cachedir''  upgrade
 
  opkg --cache ''cachedir''  upgrade
  
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Add a "cache ''cachedir''" to /etc/opkg/opkg.conf to avoid the --cache option on command line.
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'''pdnsd is a caching DNS proxy'''
  
DNSmasq is a small caching DNS and DHCP daemon.
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'''DNSmasq is a small caching DNS and DHCP daemon.'''
  
Instead of http://www.openstreetmap.org use tangoGPS. It is already installed in the SHR distribution, but also available for other platforms.
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'''Instead of http://www.openstreetmap.org use tangoGPS.''' It is already installed in the SHR distribution, but also available for other platforms.

Revision as of 14:13, 20 June 2010

Neo Freerunner supports GPRS, no EDGE, no UMTS.

Making a slow internet connection more comfortable

Fasterfox Lite is an addon for Firefox. Its intention is getting web pages faster on fast connections, but it also can be used for configuring Firefox easily. You can configure memory and disk cache, DNS Cache and how many connections are opened at once.

polipo is a small http proxy. In offline mode it serves cached content.

wwwoffle is a http/ftp proxy, that can be configured to violate the RFCs to cache websites even more aggressiv and several other helpful things.


To make sure that opkg upgrade does not break your system because of an unstable connection do:

opkg update
opkg --cache cachedir --download-only upgrade
opkg --cache cachedir  upgrade

Add a "cache cachedir" to /etc/opkg/opkg.conf to avoid the --cache option on command line.

pdnsd is a caching DNS proxy

DNSmasq is a small caching DNS and DHCP daemon.

Instead of http://www.openstreetmap.org use tangoGPS. It is already installed in the SHR distribution, but also available for other platforms.

Personal tools

Neo Freerunner supports GPRS, no EDGE, no UMTS.

Making a slow internet connection more comfortable

Fasterfox Lite is an addon for Firefox. Its intention is getting web pages faster on fast connections, but it also can be used for configuring Firefox easily. You can configure memory and disk cache, DNS Cache and how many connections are opened at once.

polipo is a small http proxy. In offline mode it serves cached content.

wwwoffle is a http/ftp proxy, that can be configured to violate the RFCs to cache websites even more aggressiv and several other helpful things.


To make sure that opkg upgrade does not break your system because of an unstable connection do:

opkg update
opkg --cache cachedir --download-only upgrade
opkg --cache cachedir  upgrade

Add a "cache cachedir" to /etc/opkg/opkg.conf to avoid the --cache option on command line.

pdnsd is a caching DNS proxy

DNSmasq is a small caching DNS and DHCP daemon.

Instead of http://www.openstreetmap.org use tangoGPS. It is already installed in the SHR distribution, but also available for other platforms.