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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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 can you monitor internet download usage?

Some broadband providers impose a monthly download limit, charging extra if you go over. It is also quite easy to exceed some of the lower limits just by installing/updating packages and 'normal' ...
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How do I detect if someone is stealing my broadband bandwidth?

I am very paranoid about wireless connections and someone stealing my broadband bandwidth, which could lead to worse things. My question is, how can I detect if my broadband bandwidth is being ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Limiting internet bandwidth for already started applications

This question is similar to this: Limit internet bandwidth. But the wondershaper and trickle cannot limit internet bandwidth for already started applications. So, how can I limit internet bandwidth ...
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Would there be any negative side-effects of sharing /var/cache/apt/ between two systems?

In the interest of conserving bandwidth, I'm considering mounting a VirtualBox host's /var/cache/apt as /var/cache/apt in the guest. Both host and guest are Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit. Would there be any ...
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Internet Monitoring & Control tools

Does anybody know a software for monitoring internet usage and control bandwidth speed and quotas for each user/MAC in a centralized server for a small LAN network (less than 100 PCs).
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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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Is there a way to download updates differentially rather than via .deb files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will Ubuntu include delta updates? In the old days, you downloaded or installed packages from a CD, and then a year later you got the new version of your ...
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Why doesn't Transmission respect my 1 KB/sec upload limit?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10, and have a question about the network activity of Transmission 2.22. Even though I set the global upload limit to 1kbs/s or even 0kb/s, my System Monitor/Conky shows a steady ...
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Can some one suggest a software to monitor and maintain record of total internet bandwidth usage

Can some one suggest a software for a small home network to monitor the amount uploaded / download from the internet but not the local traffic on the LAN. I know there are similar questions like these ...
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All my bandwidth eaten up - report included

I have my network bandwidth eaten up totally. Whenever I connect my network, without any application being opened it is always full. I have prepared report of iftop, nethogs and network system ...
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Server bandwidth monitoring program having Web interface

I am looking around for a simple program that will log how much bandwidth has been used by my server. This should preferably be presented in a web interface. Information /summary/functionality I'm ...
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How do I limit the upload speed of Transmission client to below 5kB/s?

I want to restrict the upload speed of my transmission client to 1kB/s, is it possible? What changes do I need to make to lower the upload speed?
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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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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 ...
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How to reduce the Update Manager's bandwidth usage and download volume?

The Ubuntu "Software Up To Date" is now becoming painful like Windows. Every time the update check starts, it takes ages to "update cache" and hogs all the internet bandwidth. How to reduce the ...
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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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Updating repo issue must be changed in Ubuntu [closed]

What do you all think about the 11 to 14 MBs of data during updating the repository index files (with sudo apt-get updates) of the installed Ubuntu or other Linux OS to just get a piece of ...
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How to limit download/upload speed for specific users? [duplicate]

I want to setup an ubuntu server in which some users are limited to a specific download/upload speed.Is it possible? I know about Wondershaper, Trickle or similar tools but I don't want to limit ...
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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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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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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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Where to get cgidemo of vnstat?

I have installed vnstat and now I would like to have statistics in my browser like this: You can see working script here. Where can I get that cgidemo script? Source: http://humdi.net/vnstat/
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Bandwidth management in ubuntu?

I am doing my project on Bandwidth control and management. So I am looking for good bandwidth management software in ubuntu. Anyone can suggest me a best Bandwidth management software for ubuntu, ...
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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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Losing bandwidth

I have installed Ubuntu Linux 11.10. My bandwidth is being used up. Using nethogs eth0 shows that /usr/bin/python is sending and receiving all the time. Using netstat -tup showed that the address ...
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Priority for HTTP over SSH on server

My file server on the internet runs OpenSSH, where users upload and download files using scp or WinSCP. At the same time, the server runs some web applications (http), which need higher priority. Is ...
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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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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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How to monitoring bandwidth usage minus the local traffic?

There is much software to monitor monthly bandwidth usage on interface eth0. Do they also count the LAN traffic? I want to ignore the LAN traffic while monitoring bandwidth. Networx is a good ...
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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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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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Bandwidth monitoring indicator? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Application Indicators are available? Is there an app for bandwidth monitoring indicator particularly that be placed on the top panel for Unity? Something similar ...
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How can I increase the bandwidth sharing between processes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Software Center uses? How can I increase the bandwidth sharing between processes? I mean, sometimes i am updating ubuntu and ...
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ISP Radius Server [closed]

We are at the first steps in the process of setting up as an ISP and looking through the hardware and software that will be needed. Currently our wholesale supplier is quoting for a commercial radius ...
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Network control and monitoring with Netams [closed]

Has anyone ever used Netams for network, bandwidth management? When I search Google and Ubuntu sites, I can only find very basic installation and configuration information, and most are in Russian. I ...
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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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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.
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how to force download on one network and upload on another

lets say that i have an apache server running, and two network cards. each card is connected to a different network. C1 is connected to N1, which is an ADSL connection with the port 80 open (so i ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 JAVA bandwidth use

So several times I stare at my laptop resource monitor and see data usage on the meter. I was curious today since I am connected via an AT&T USB modem, I do not wish to exceed my allotted data ...