I have noticed that I download slower than I did days ago. So used NetHogs to monitor which process that use my bandwidth. I saw that there's wget process that I didn't launched that it's consuming all my bandwidth. I killed the process but it's launched again. How can I know which process started it. Or can I know where it downloads the data?

NetHogs show that there's 2 wget process (that what I have started), another wget process, python, firefox and this line

?    root    unknown TCP        0.000     0.000 KB/sec

When I do top : I see that boinc is consuming almost all CPUs, I don't see strange process.

  • Can you post more data? The NetHogs report? Your version of ubuntu? A ps aux or a top? – don.joey Nov 20 '14 at 11:36
  • Now I killed it doesn't restarted yet, how to NetHogs report? Or you want just what it print to the screen? – Hunsu Nov 20 '14 at 11:39
  • i don't know but maybe boinc downloads something – Anıl Karaağaç Nov 20 '14 at 11:46
  • what is wget ppid? it's the same as boinc pid? – Anıl Karaağaç Nov 20 '14 at 11:56
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    can you look /proc/<pid> folder? There is more information about process. details: serverfault.com/a/233250 – Anıl Karaağaç Nov 20 '14 at 12:13

ps axjf shows which process started it. Also this will show its pid, process id. Then use ls -l /proc/4043/cwd replacing 4043 with PID you are interesting it, this will show what is current directory of that wget. This is most likely place for saving downloaded data. Otherwise examine what parameters were passed to that wget by cat /proc/4043/cmdline (again, your PID instead of 4043).

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