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Suggestion and a possible bugfix for 'cb-welcome'

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – 'cb-welcome' script fails to detect internet connection under certain conditions.Analysis: A component of cb-welcome, '/usr/lib/lib-cb-welcome/check-internet-connection' script, uses ping to check availability of the remote repository. This method is unreliable as ICMP traffic is usually blocked inside corporate networks; though HTTP and FTP access is usually permitted.Solution: Reimplement the internet connection check, as proposed in the provided script file:https://www.box.com/s/5935166ff813996cd7f4SuggestionThe default character repeat rate and delay settings in CB seem (HowTos)