Bandwidth is the amount of data that can be transferred from one point to another in a set period of time. Usually bandwidth is associated with Internet network connection speed.

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firewall script to limit download bandwidth based on ip's

does anyone have a script to limit the download bandwidth of more than (1) user connecting to OpenVPN? Many thanks
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Display total received data (from network history in System Monitor) in the top bar in Unity

Is there a way to display the total received data which is available in the network history of System monitor tool, on the unity bar? I have limited amount of bandwidth available every month, so it ...
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Bash Script Not Working

I hope this is an easy answer Problems: I placed the following bash script called learn-address.sh in the following folder: vi /etc/openvpn/netem/learn-address.sh Added the following two lines to ...
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How do I find out which process is eating up my bandwidth?

I think I'm being the victim of a bug here. Sometimes while I'm working (I still don't know why), my network traffic goes up to 200 KB/s and stays that way, even tough I'm not doing anything ...
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BandWidth Monitor

New to Ubuntu, I want a application which monitor my Bandwidth usage in GUI for Particular time. Is any application is available for my requirement? For ex: If I need to monitor for a month at a ...
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Squid LAN network Per user Bandwidth monitoring

I have made a small LAN network with a ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user ...
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Monitor CPU and bandwidth usage of cpu and save to csv

I would like to monitor a specific process. I need to know timestamp, CPU usage (%) and Bandwidth (tcp upload and download in % or byte/s) of this process. I have tried something like this: ps -Ao ...
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Limit bandwidth per PPTP user

I am new to Ubuntu and not an experienced command line user. Actually I have set up a PPTP server on a 14.04 LTS VPS. Now I am asking myself how I can limit the bandwidth for every user ...
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Qbittorrent in ubuntu is slower than Qbittorent in windows? why?

What the title says... I changed to qbittorrent because transmission is not as userfriendly as I would like it to be and downloads very slow ... (it peaks to a high speed but thats the only thing it ...
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How do you test the network speed betwen two boxes?

I have gigabit network setup in my house and few Ubuntu based boxes. Out of complete curiosity I would like to check the speed between the two boxes. I am not having any problems with speed or ...
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Network Interface Traffic Visualizer

I have multiple interfaces active at a time, I want to visualize the bandwidth in/out from the interfaces on my PC. I know iptraf does this without visualization. So, far the closest tool I have ...
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Limit bandwidth usage of “do-release-upgrade -d”

I'd like to upgrade a 15.10 server to 16.04 LTS beta* using do-release-upgrade -d. This is a ~2GB download and I'd like to limit the bandwidth usage of the upgrade. This is possible by setting ...
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Is there any tools like pfsense for setting up internet usage limit

My internet connection is limited to 150gb per month so I need to limit user's internet usage to 1gb or something like that.
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Monitoring tool for Ubuntu

I am running a Ubuntu server for NAT and DHCP services in my Office. What monitoring tool can be used to remotely monitor server performance, DHCP lease addresses, IP Lease statistics, monitor ...
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What could be causing throughput issues?

I'm experiencing some crazy issues regarding my internet speed using Ubuntu 15.04. I can't get anything greater than 10Mbps down,but I'm achieve 30 Mbps up. My laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port, ...
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How to limit network bandwidth apt-mirror

I am setting up a local repository server and downloading the repository takes up to lots of internet bandwidth. How do I limit the apt-mirror to download with 2MB/s? Internet connection has become ...
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SSH Hangs after Network Choke

We are facing a weird issue in our servers. We are running a DHCP and DNS Services on Ubuntu servers and syslog-ng on redhat server. Syslog Server is recording logs for these servers as well as ...
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vnstat schedule usage period

Is there any way to measure internet usage for a scheduled period, using vnstat ? Purpose is to monitor how much data is actually consumed during my billing period, for a month which starts from ...
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What's eating my internet bandwidth? Incompatibility between nethogs and System Monitor's Network History

When I open System Monitor, the Network History shows that there are ~64 KiB/s being downloaded constantly. And it's not my doing! So I wanted to see which application is downloading and I installed ...
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how to limit skype bandwidth?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I need to limit skype bandwidth so I could solve problem with video calls. I have same problem with skype as guy from this link ...
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Computer hogging bandwidth, how do I find out what it is?

My computer is hogging the house bandwidth and I have not idea why? Could it be a virus? How do I find out?
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What Internet bandwidth speed tools are available?

Is there any applications on Ubuntu that could measure your bandwidth/download speed? I would like to start a few downloads and use a bandwidth monitor like application that will give me the total ...
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Ubuntu server close connections unexpectedly after multiple downloads

When I connected to Ubuntu server via SSH connection and run script which downloads a lot of images, its quitting ssh connection after few seconds with error: "Write failed: Broken pipe". Then I can ...
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Is it possible to ruduce background network use when on mobile wifi hotspot

Short version: What is the easiest way to temporarily reduce the amount of background network traffic to a minimum? Long Version: I'm connecting to a mobile wi-fi hotspot hosted by my cell phone, If ...
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Limit bandwidth of my WiFi card [duplicate]

I am trying to install a vagrant instance while I am sitting in a group on a congress. Since we don't have such a big bandwidth here, I would like to limit the bandwidth of the initial download of the ...
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Ubuntu as a bandwidth throttling box on windows network

I need to test the performance of some applications over different capacity connections (broadband, EFM, LAN extension etc). How would i configure an Ubuntu server to sit between the main network ...
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How can I access network statistics (like bandwith/data usage) in logs for the past 2 weeks?

I want to extract network statistics of past two weeks. It should contain information like the uploads and downloads, also the network speed (bandwith ) I received. I tried system monitor, but ...
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How can I change the time zone of bandwidthd?

Is there any way to change the UTC offset for the graphs generated by bandwidthd?
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How can I see the amount of data I am Downloading / Uploading per day?

I want a command line feature to show me how much data I am using each day / week / month. It needs to show speed as well as data usage.
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Bandwidth Aggregation with multiple 3G cards?

I have multiple 3G data Cards as well as a wired connection to the Internet. I can connect each of them separately and access the internet. Is there any way i can aggregate the bandwidth of these ...
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Measure bandwidth used by a single program execution

I'd like to measure the bandwidth consumed by a single program launch (for processes launched from cron, in order to get an idea of how much BW they are using). I know of nethogs and the many other ...
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How I can limit Download/Upload bandwidth?

How I can limit Download/Upload bandwidth for: Entire OS. One network interface. Single application.
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Software Center uses?

Whenever I am downloading packages using Ubuntu Software Center (or any package manager for that matter), my Internet connection slows to an absolute crawl. In fact, most requests timeout. Is there a ...
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Internet bandwidth consumption monitor process wise monitoring? [duplicate]

I had some three or four askubuntu pages open in my firefox's tabs, and the pages suddenly started responding extremely slow. I checkd the system monitor, and it showed huge amounts of data being ...
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Ubuntu Server bandwith monitoring

I run a program on ubuntu server that runs 24/7, I'm after a program that can measure the amount of bandwith it uses (Download and Upload seperate if possible), I need to be able to see it capturing ...
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Is it possible to set on-peak and off-peak hours in vnstat for monitoring bandwidth?

I have recently downloaded vnstat to monitor my Internet bandwidth usage. I have a limited data plan but my ISP provides unmetered bandwidth during off-peak hours (2:00 AM to 8:00 AM). So, I would ...
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Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection?

Is there any linux in built application or any method to find the network usage(data usage) of the internet connection? I know there are many softwares that can be installed into os for this purpose. ...
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Using trickle to limit the bandwidth of a VirtualBox VM

I'm trying to limit the bandwidth of a virtual machine running via VirtualBox. trickle -d 5 virtualbox doesn't work, I believe because of an issue with child processes (trickle -d 5 sudo apt-get ...
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Can we create bandwidth Limit for all users [duplicate]

Can we create bandwidth limits for all users? I want to share internet through my Ubuntu Server. Is this possible or not?
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Can I cap the monthly network transfer of a process?

I'm looking for a way to monitor and/or cap the monthly network transfer of an Ubuntu Server 12.04 process. I'm running a Plex Media Server, and while my current ISP is very lax on my bandwidth usage, ...
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How to Stop Oracle Java proccess ; eat internet bandwidth and processer

I installed oracle Java 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. when i check my Internet bandwidth while do nothing on the Internet in system monitor->resource data is sent and received. When i look in process tab ...
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Limit download speed if filesize 20mb

Is there a software like trickle lets say for example? That i can put as a proxy and lets say set it up so that if a filesize that i am downloading is over 20MB it will limit it to 2kb? I found ...
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web browsing vs. torrent traffic, and bandwidth priority?

recently i did download big torrent files. (120 Gb). and i need to seed them back to at least 1.5 ratio. my upload speed is 130 Kb/s max. the problem is that i need to seed them as fast as possible. ...
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Long waiting List for Internet: What are these IP addresses?

I am having a problem of slow Internet Browsing speed. When I checked it with NetHogs there was a huge list waiting for Internet. What are these IP addresses ? How can I find them ? Is it due to ...
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Throttle Bandwith for a specific user using iptables [duplicate]

I need to throttle internet speed for a user. More specifically I want to decrease it to 30 kbps from current 3.1mbps for one user. I search around, and found guides on how to do it using squid's ...
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GUI app for Bandwidth Shaping (Internet Speed Limiter)

This is a similar question as this one: Limit internet bandwidth but in this case I am looking for a GUI app. The other question was 2+ years ago so a GUI might be available that I could use to not ...
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GUI for running network statistics or bandwidth limiter?

Is there a networking statistics app or indicator for Ubuntu that can measure how much I download/upload every day/week/month and so forth? I'm also looking for something similar that can limit my ...
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How do I control the upload/download bandwidth per user? [duplicate]

How to control bandwidth upload and download per user or each ip/mac? i tried squid3.0stable25 with delay_pools but its not work. is it really possible to control bandwidth for each host by squid? my ...
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Long term bandwidth monitoring by port

I represent a reasonably popular game server community here in Australia. We rent a dedicated server that has limited bandwidth. In the last couple of days we have seen a huge spike in our bandwidth ...
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How to monitor USB webcam bandwidth usage?

I would like to find out the amount of bandwidth my USB webcam occupies while I'm using it. I would prefer a command line solution.