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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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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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 an easy way to limit user bandwidth usage?

Is there an easy way to limit user bandwidth usage to say 10kpbs? Other users should not be affected. The best I've found is tc, but it seems way too complicated to do such a simple thing.
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 eat a lot of internet bandwidth

I don't know when this problem start to happen, but whenever I use Ubuntu on my computer, my whole house network is down. But when I switch back to windows, the whole house network is back again. Is ...