when I turn my xbox one, it automatically starts downloading. While doing that process, the xbox one takes all the internet, and other device cannot use internet properly. It gets extremely slow. I'm wondering on how to do that on PC.

  • You want to do what exactly on Ubuntu? – Byte Commander Dec 1 '16 at 17:16
  • So basically, I want to take all of our INTERNET connection like my xbox one. I want to suck up all the internet connection and only use it for my pc. – god dam it Dec 1 '16 at 17:26
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    This sounds more like a QoS (Quality of Service) question that would deal more with your router and not your Ubuntu. – Terrance Dec 1 '16 at 17:31
  • How do I DEAL with it then? – god dam it Dec 1 '16 at 17:38
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    You configure the QoS priorities of your devices in your router. – Byte Commander Dec 1 '16 at 17:41

There is no way to allow your laptop to use all the bandwidth (data) on your network via the laptop. All of that is managed by your router.

If you have a fairly decent router, you may be able to find something called "QoS" which stands for Quality of Service. QoS will allow you to select a device on your network, and then the router will automatically make sure that the device you selected will get the best performance. But there is a tradeoff. All of the other devices on the network will lose speed. This is because your laptop will now be taking priority over everyone else's.

Something else I would like to mention is that it sounds quite strange for an Xbox to hog all the bandwidth on your network. Usually it will only do that if it is downloading an update, or updating a game. A quick remedy for this would be to turn on the xbox late at night when no one is on the network, and allow it to do it's thing. As long as the files aren't too large, it shold be done by morning and should no longer use up all your bandwidth.

  • Yes, it does when it's downloading update or downloading a game. I'm asking you that how xbox one did it without a help by me who can change the QOS. I didn't gave xbox one a priority but it automatically gets the speed. I'm asking you if it's possible to do that on my pc without changing QOS, and make it stable. – god dam it Dec 1 '16 at 17:46
  • Your xbox is probably not getting the speed automatically. However some routers are smart enough to know what kind of device is connected. So it is actually really likely that your router determined that the xbox needs a high speed internet connection so you can play games with no lag, so therefore, it may be automatically giving the xbox all the bandwidth. – Bradyn Claycomb Dec 1 '16 at 17:48
  • I've never knew that my router is that smart.... – god dam it Dec 1 '16 at 17:50
  • BUT keep in mind that ANY device on the network using data will slow down all the others. Imagine you are driving on a 5-lane highway, and there are only two cars on it. That means you can drive fast right? But now imagine there are 5,000 cars on the same stretch. Near standstill traffic. Thats what it is like when your xbox is downloading, it is putting 5,000 cars on the road before you get a chance to put on 2. Make sense? – Bradyn Claycomb Dec 1 '16 at 17:51
  • #BestAnswerEver. I know can understand it better. So you are saying that internet has a same system as a traffic? So basically if there is a more people who is connected to a internet, the less internet speed is given for people. But I don't get why xbox one is the ONLY one who is getting the higher speed and others are getting LOW speed. With using your car example, why is xbox one is taking shortcut? or "different" than other cars? – god dam it Dec 1 '16 at 17:53

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