Docker doesn’t like me for some reason, and I often get really bad download speeds from my home IP address.
One crude fix, is use an external server I can access as a SOCKS proxy.
To do so, edit / create /etc/systemd/system/docker.service.d/http-proxy.conf and put in it :
Then, restart/reload systemd ( systemctl daemon-reload ; service docker restart )
Then, setup your socks tunnel using some remote server you have SSH access on –
ssh -D 8888 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hopefully now when you do a ‘docker-compose up‘ it won’t take forever.
A crude way of speed testing it, is to try running this bash snippet :
token=$(curl "https://auth.docker.io/token?service=registry.docker.io&scope=repository:library/mysql:pull" | jq -r .token) curl -v https://registry-1.docker.io/v2/library/mysql/blobs/sha256:2a72cbf407d67c7a7a76dd48e432091678e297140dce050ad5eccad918a9f8d6 -H "Authorization: Bearer $token" -L > /dev/null