Questions tagged [bandwidth]

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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Log local network traffic into file

I want to log the receive data speeds of a NIC card in linux into a text file. What is the best way to do something like this (not afraid of using terminal)
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Stress the bandwidth and disk read in linux

I need to trigger HighBandwidth and high disk read for my alert testing purpose. So does anyone knows any Linux command to trigger HighBandwidth(transmitted and received) at 70GB as well as disk read ...
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Thunderbolt bandwidth monitoring

I'm looking for a tool to monitor the current Thunderbolt bandwidth usage (in Gbits/s). Is there such a thing? I'm running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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Firewall monitoring and notification

On windows platform I always use netpeeker for having an eye on my network activity. It allows to see any process that have outbound connection or listening on any port plus each process bandwidth ...
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limit data usage of discord

As far as my research took me, there is no way to set discord to manually reduce video quality. It can reduce it, but only if your bandwidth is poor. If your bandwidth is good, but the data plan is ...
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Why ubuntu software updaes are significantly larger than windows and android?

i have recognized that updating a software in ubuntu needs much more data trasnsfer than windows and android. for example, today i update firefox 88 to firefox 88.0.1. in ubuntu, it downloaded about ...
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The kernel is telling me that PCIe bandwidth is limited

From my kernel messages: 126.016 Gb/s available PCIe bandwidth, limited by 8.0 GT/s PCIe x16 link at 0000:16:00.0 (capable of 252.048 Gb/s with 16.0 GT/s PCIe x16 link) My Supermicro X11-SRM-F has ...
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Download utility with dynamic bandwidth control

I am looking for a CLI download tool that can change the bandwidth limit during downloading. Most CLI download tools I know can set a bandwidth limit, but the limit can not be changed during ...
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only fetch the diff when I run apt update on mobile phone with monthly data limit?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04. I connect to internet via mobile phone with monthly data limit. When I run apt update it fetches about 60 MB data from repositories. Is there a way to only fetch the diff ...
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WIFI hotspot only running at 144mbps@5GHz but should be much faster Alfa Network AWUS1900

I own an Alfa Network AWUS1900 wireless adapter which I use to create a 5GHz hotspot in Ubuntu, which is running in VMWare Workstation under a Windows10-host, which both use the same network. The ...
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How to restrict bandwidth at system service level? Can each service be routed via a different network interface?

So. Here is what I am trying to do. I have a Ubuntu server (20.04) with the below three systemd services that I created. Each run its own application that keep uploading and downloading data from the ...
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Which process is using my network data?

Short question: In Ubuntu, how can I find out how much network data each process has used at a certain time interval (e.g., last hour, last day, ...)? Long question: I am connecting my Ubuntu machine ...
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Where does nload get the bandwidth data from?

tl;dr The bandwidth usage recorded by nload (home page) is higher than what's provided by tcpdump (home page). There seems to be a difference in bandwidth usage when I run tcpdump -e -w - | pv -a >...
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How can I set the speed for every person who visits my site and download from it?

I installed ubuntu18 server and uploaded my own site ... How can I set the speed for every person who visits my site and download from it ???
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How to know bandwidth of wifi router for Ubuntu by command?

I'd like to know bandwidth of Wi-Fi router by command from terminal. Please help me. Thank you in advance.
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How do I monitor bytes transferred in an Internet connection?

When I connect to the Internet in Xubuntu 19.04, there is an item in the Network Connections menu in the upper right corner of the desktop labeled "Connection Information", but it doesn't tell me how ...
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Why does libreoffice soffice.bin process CONSTANTLY RECEIVE internet bandwidth ? Malware ? Virus ? What?

Why does libreoffice soffice.bin process CONSTANTLY RECEIVE internet traffic ? This is according to BOTH NetHogs and Gnome System Monitor. I was curious about KB/sec internet IO numbers that ...
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VPS bandwidth spike exactly once every hour

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on a digitalocean droplet. Here you can see the DigitalOcean bandwidth monitor graph As you can see in the image the spikes occur exactly once every hour. According to the ...
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vnstat - combine WiFi and Ethernet usage together

My laptop has two network interfaces enp59s0 and wlp60s0. Historically I've always used the Ethernet card (enp59s0) so using vnstat to get network consumption for today, yesterday, current week and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Bandwidth Throttling?

Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS New Install: Upload Bandwith ~4 Mbit/s Ubuntu 16.04 LTS New Install: Upload Bandwith ~100 Mbit/s After Dist Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04.02 LTS: Upload Bandwith: ~4 Mbit/s ...
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usr/lib/snapd/snapd uses much bandwidth

My problem is with snapd. When I connect my pc to my mobile hotspot, my pc downloads lots of data. I downloaded nethogs and I saw usr/lib/snapd/snapd downloads sometimes with mb/s. I thought this ...
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How to slow down internet connection?

I have a very large download to perform which is low priority. Can I throttle back the networking speed of my Ubuntu 18.10 so this download does not bog down my connection which is shared with other ...
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How can i allocate bandwidth among users more than given rate?

if i have limit the amount of bandwidth among all users lets say for 2mbps for each. But if there is more bandwidth available how can i let users have more bandwidth like 7 mbps or 8 mbps for ...
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Inconstant Bandwidth despite Bandwidth Limitation in VirtualBox

In VirtualBox, I have two Ubuntu 18.04 VMs running on an Ubuntu 18.04 host. My target is to simulate network traffic between the two VMs (one as a Server, one as a Client). Therefore I set the VM ...
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Ubuntu terminal not using complete bandwidth

I recently install Ubuntu 16.04 and have noticed that the terminal does not use my Internet connection to full capacity. While D/L speeds on my windows 10 go up to 500kBps (Torrenting) Ubuntu terminal ...
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Hyperthreading Xeon CPU E5 2680 0 @ 2.7GHz

I'd like to verify whether my server set Hyper-threading, and the way to it. lscpu shows Thread per core is "2" sudo dmidecode shows HTT (Multi-threading). I expected HTT (Hyper-threading ...
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Network bandwidth limitation in KVM

I'm having difficulties finding out how to limit network bandwidth for my VM. The results I found searching the web that libvirt already includes this function, but I can't find it anywhere. Using the ...
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Why is internet upload so high when I don't actually upload much?

Total Monthly Internet Bandwidth I use vnstat to monitor internet usage: $ vnstat rx / tx / total / estimated eth0: Jul '17 210.70 GiB / 51....
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How to limit the network bandwidth usage in Virtual box [duplicate]

I am using Virtual box 5.1.22 on Ubuntu 16.04. I need to limit the bandwidth of the Internet connection (more precisely the upload speed) being used by an application running on Windows 7(a Virtual ...
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Is there GUI software that can show how much bandwidth a user on my home network is using?

Are there any GUI applications I can use to see how much bandwidth a user on my home network is using? I use Ubuntu 16.04.
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Snapd consuming bandwidth from time to time

I didn't install any snap package so for, but sometimes the snapd process is using the bandwidth. Is this activity normal ? What is the snap deamon downloading ? snap list returns : Name Version ...
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Traffic shaping with TC/wondershaper does not work

I'm trying to set up traffic throttling with wondershaper, using what seems to be a textbook solution --- wondershaper script --- as heartily recommended here and described here. This does not work ...
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Taking all the bandwidth [closed]

Hi i'm curretly using ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. I'm wondering how to take all my internet bandwidth. i'm wondering how to use THIS(http://www.ecloudbuzz.com/use-full-bandwidth-of-internet-connection/) ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring [duplicate]

I have a VPS that for the 1st time in 4 years went over the monthly cap. The machine was just rebuilt by the provider and since bandwidth has never been an issue before the rebuild I was wondering if ...
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Bandwith monitoring in a network

We have a Internal lab system with some four physical machines. In four physical machines we have three machines with XenServer installed which is have XenVms and One Machine with Virtual box ...
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Display total received data (from network history in System Monitor) in the Unity Panel

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. Is there a way to display the total received data which is available in the network history of System monitor tool, on the Unity Panel? I have limited amount of bandwidth ...
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Squid LAN network Per user Bandwidth monitoring

I have made a small LAN network with a ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user ...
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Monitor CPU and bandwidth usage of cpu and save to csv

I would like to monitor a specific process. I need to know timestamp, CPU usage (%) and Bandwidth (tcp upload and download in % or byte/s) of this process. I have tried something like this: ps -Ao ...
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Limit bandwidth usage of "do-release-upgrade -d"

I'd like to upgrade a 15.10 server to 16.04 LTS beta* using do-release-upgrade -d. This is a ~2GB download and I'd like to limit the bandwidth usage of the upgrade. This is possible by setting "...
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What could be causing throughput issues?

I'm experiencing some crazy issues regarding my internet speed using Ubuntu 15.04. I can't get anything greater than 10Mbps down,but I'm achieve 30 Mbps up. My laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port, ...
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How to limit network bandwidth apt-mirror

I am setting up a local repository server and downloading the repository takes up to lots of internet bandwidth. How do I limit the apt-mirror to download with 2MB/s? Internet connection has become ...
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how to limit skype bandwidth?

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I need to limit skype bandwidth so I could solve problem with video calls. I have same problem with skype as guy from this link http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows-archive/...
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Computer hogging bandwidth, how do I find out what it is?

My computer is hogging the house bandwidth and I have not idea why? Could it be a virus? How do I find out?
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Monitoring tool for Ubuntu

I am running a Ubuntu server for NAT and DHCP services in my Office. What monitoring tool can be used to remotely monitor server performance, DHCP lease addresses, IP Lease statistics, monitor ...
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Network Interface Traffic Visualizer

I have multiple interfaces active at a time, I want to visualize the bandwidth in/out from the interfaces on my PC. I know iptraf does this without visualization. So, far the closest tool I have ...
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Is it possible to ruduce background network use when on mobile wifi hotspot

Short version: What is the easiest way to temporarily reduce the amount of background network traffic to a minimum? Long Version: I'm connecting to a mobile wi-fi hotspot hosted by my cell phone, If ...
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Limit bandwidth of my WiFi card [duplicate]

I am trying to install a vagrant instance while I am sitting in a group on a congress. Since we don't have such a big bandwidth here, I would like to limit the bandwidth of the initial download of the ...
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Ubuntu as a bandwidth throttling box on windows network

I need to test the performance of some applications over different capacity connections (broadband, EFM, LAN extension etc). How would i configure an Ubuntu server to sit between the main network (17....
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How can I access network statistics (like bandwith/data usage) in logs for the past 2 weeks?

I want to extract network statistics of past two weeks. It should contain information like the uploads and downloads, also the network speed (bandwith ) I received. I tried system monitor, but ...
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How can I see the amount of data I am Downloading / Uploading per day?

I want a command line feature to show me how much data I am using each day / week / month. It needs to show speed as well as data usage.
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