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Monitor network traffic usage per user by terminal?

Can you offer me some tools with which i can monitor traffic usage per user in WiFi/Ethernet network per user? And also will be good if i can see PC's name.
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Zero network traffic and no wake on LAN with Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet

Up until recently, I was using Ubuntu 12.04. My Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 Gigabit Ethernet network card seemed to be working fine: network traffic and wake on LAN both worked. I just installed Ubuntu ...
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Limit bandwidth for services like WeTransfer on Ubuntu Server gateway

I made some experiments without success, but I don't know if I made wrong configurations or those services are too "smart" (at least for me...). From this site ...
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Avoid background updates if on mobile network

I'd like to have updates fetched on a regular basis: apt, Git remotes, R packages, stuff like that. I know how to set up crontab rules or how to change the apt settings. My only concern is that when ...
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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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losing traffic through linux server

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 server and trying to use it as internet server. unfortunately i keep losing wesites to view through my server , but when i connect directly to my ADSL modem , there is no ...
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How do I determine the route that a download took?

Basically I have 6 VMs set up, all configured with static routes, providing a client 2 routes to a server. The static routes have all had metrics added to them so that the the traffic takes the ...
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route traffic throught openvpn

Before I ask my question, let me clarify for dear moderators that I've searched a lot for a solution, but none of the questions/answers on Askubuntu (and other Stackexchange sites) addresses my ...
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set username to client

how to set username when connect from vpn to linux server? I use of pptpd for vpn server in my server. I want to assign username or id for each client when connecting to server for identify users.
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Is there any solution to do per process based traffic shaping in Ubuntu?

is there any solution to use per process basis? I mean when I do HTTP download, I can't browse web. It's no use to prioritize traffic based on protocol in this case. So, what I need is to give ...
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Monitoring inbound and outbound internet traffic

Is there software I can install to enable me to monitor inbound and outbound internet traffic for security reasons? I recently installed ubuntu and loving it because of speed and interface. I want to ...
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How to block all traffic except for browsing?

Sorry for the paranoid question but is it possible to block all connections except for Firefox and updates? And if so does someone got a terminal code for it?
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How can I calculate the traffic on an ethernet port?

I want a C program which runs on any C compiler (like codeblock, eclipse, etc.). Its output should be the traffic on an ethernet port. Does such a program exist?
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Indicator, notifier and blocker of Internet traffic

Which traffic monitor applications currently available can do the following things? (or some of them, in the worst case) start recording how much Internet data is downloaded and uploaded with a ...
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Why do Ubuntu Servers connect to likho.canonical.com:80?

We have some Ubuntu 12.0.3 servers in our network and I can see several denies per day on our physical firewall. The Ubuntu servers are attempting to connect to 91.189.91.15 (likho.canonical.com) ...
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How to capture https traffic

I am trying to capture the requests of my android emulator. I want to know the data used by my android app. I tried various ways which didn't work. I am trying to do that using the emulator now. I ...
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Ubuntu scanning internet traffic?

Can Ubuntu scann all internet traffic in my office? I have 10 employees with Windows desktops and I would like to know which internet websites are they visiting. I have Ubuntu desktop 13.04 at this ...
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block all Torrent traffic via dansguardian

i was wondering how to block all Torrent traffic via dansguardian
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Which application can I use for a network traffic monitor

Is there a way to see ALL the traffic? from which process with the REAL NAME is accessing to which IP with the REAL NAME at which bitrate? When I say real name I am referring something like this: ...
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much background traffic

Since I am working with Dist. 13.04 I am experiencing much background traffic. I have a monthly limit of GB to down or upload. So it is burdening my balance. What I have done up to now: 1. I have ...
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How to trace all the file transfered into my ubuntu server

I just started a task and I'm trying to get a list of the all file transfer that is happening on my server, from outside the server, mean user sending file through ftp or scp just, This task is just ...
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How do I firewall my computer so that only traffic go through the VPN?

I have read "How to configure an Ubuntu server so that all traffic goes through a VPN?" and found it doesn't apply to my case. I am only interested in the client-side of the VPN connection as I am a ...
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Is there a utility to show total up/download quantity of a process

In bash I can run time $(curl -L ...|bash) to find out the total time this script takes. Is there a way to get similar total information about the up/download traffic it generated? Note that ...
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Specific traffic analysis

In the recent days, my traffic increased rapidly. How can I check which application is responsible for that?
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Is it possible to view per-process statistics on traffic usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Specific traffic analysis In bmon and vnstat I can see whole amount of received and sent traffic. But I can't see its origins (processes that sent those requests). ...
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Measure amount of traffic in Ubuntu in GBs?

My university internet connections such as Eduroam and Aalto Open are extremely poor so I use prepaid-services, less lag. Now I may run out of prepaid time so how can I measure the amount of traffic ...
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Force real network usage - disable loopback interface for applications

I am trying to test some network properties with a (partially self written) tool chain. As I would like to use one device with two WLAN adapters / interfaces, I have to prevent communication over the ...
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How I can monitor traffic on a certain port with munin? [closed]

How I can monitor traffic on a certain port with munin? I already use plugin port_ to see number of connection on a certain port, but I also need to see the traffic.
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Traffic not tunneling through NetworkManager VPN Client, but vpnc works fine

I'm trying to connect to a VPN using the NetworkManager Cisco VPN client, and everything seems to be going fine when connecting. I click connect, the NM icon on the top panel displays the connecting ...
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How to put all traffic and on one interface and some traffic on another interface

At the moment I'm working at a company and the problem is they allow SSH on wifi but not on their wired network. At the moment I push everything through a vpn, but that gives overhead on an already ...
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ADSL device name in Linux

How to find out device name (ADSL modem connected via Ethernet) in Linux/Ubuntu? The name is required for using tcpdump, the connection is active and was created in UI.
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How to setup a server as router with traffic shaping

A friend of mine owns a house with 10 rooms which he's renting out to students. He provides them with Internet access. Unfortunately, regardless of hes appeals and warnings to the students, they keep ...
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How can I see net traffic in the apps bar?

I have a question. How can I see net traffic in the apps bar? Do I have to install something? I don't want to analyze the traffic, just see if its having incoming/outgoin data transfer. Thxs!
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What's the simplest way to account traffic?

I use a 3G cellular Internet connection with a very strict traffic limit, but some times I go to office and use an unlimited and fast cable connection (and of course I do traffic-consuming operations, ...