Too slow snap downloads(Resolved)

When I am trying to download and install anything from the snap. I am getting a very slow initial download speed and after some time it cannot perform the installation. My internet is working fine.

Here is my result -


My Terminal -
archit@archit:~$ sudo snap install intellij-idea-ultimate --classic
Download snap “core” (9066) from channel “stable” 0% 0B/s ages!

after some time waiting it gives -

error: cannot perform the following tasks:

See for example:

I believe it will be necessary to provide some information:

  • Where are you located, and on which ISP?
  • Go to as suggested in one of the above posts.
  • What sort of speeds do you get from these two commands?
    wget ''
    wget ''

Client IP Info
AS Name BHARTI-MOBILITY-AS-AP Bharti Airtel Ltd. AS for GPRS Service, IN
AS Number 45609
City bhopal
Continent AS
Country india
State MP
Resolver IP Info
AS Name AIRTELBROADBAND-AS-AP Bharti Airtel Ltd., Telemedia Services, IN
AS Number 24560
Country Code IN
Server Connection Info
Datacenter SIN
BW to server 3.11mbps
Congestion Window 52
Next Hop
RTT 125.424ms
Delta Retransmits 0
Total Retransmits 0
POP Latency (ms)
ITM 409
TYO 409
HND 410
HKG 202
SIN 124
QPG 107
XSP 109
BOM 63
DEL 100
MAA 265
FJR 409
LAX 313
FRA 247
ANY 66
Request Info
Time Fri May 01 2020 16:07:07 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Accept text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,image/apng,/;q=0.8,application/signed-exchange;v=b3;q=0.9
User-Agent Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/81.0.4044.122 Safari/537.36
Accept-Language en-US,en;q=0.9,hi;q=0.8
Accept-Encoding gzip

Hello folks,

We are no longer using Fastly, so the advice is no longer valid. Updated diagnostic advice is in Extremely slow snap downloads.

  • Daniel
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@roadmr Is there some FAQ/wiki-like place this kind of information can added? The forum is great but sometimes it conveys obsolete information - and this will get worse with time.