As you probably already know, domain names are resolved by connecting to a DNS server, which is basically a dictionary of domain names and the IP addresses they point to. This tutorial will basically allow you to cache those entries on your own computer, so your computer doesn’t have to connect to waste time looking these entries up. As you can expect, this drastically speeds up your connection time, since the IP addresses of sites tend to change very rarely.

Tutorial here: Ubuntu Blog ยป Local DNS Cache for Faster Browsing [via Digg]

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