The rate of data transfer. Bandwidth usually refers to Internet but it can also apply to other systems like the motherboard.

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How to reduce the bandwidth using squid proxy delay pools

I have a LAN with user PCs that managed by linux squid proxy server. IP ranges : User1 category: 192.168.1.2-192.168.1.12 User2 category: 192.168.1.13-192.168.1.23 User3 category: ...
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How can I limit the bandwidth used by a process?

I have a CentOS 5.7 server that will be backing up its files nightly. I am concerned that visitors to the various sites that the server hosts will experience degraded performance while the backup is ...
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What does the process /usr/libexec/packagekitd do?

This process keeps hogging my bandwidth: What does this process do? Is it safe to kill it? Is is safe to remove the package as a whole( to prevent it from starting up ever again) Or should I just ...
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How to limit network bandwidth?

Problem: We are hosting an application on remote server. We need to test it with a limited network bandwidth (for users with bad Internet access). Question: Can I limit my internet bandwidth? For ...
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Measure network consumption per program and month

I'm looking for a permanently-running monitor which can emit a monthly (or daily, etc) bandwidth report, in a per-program manner. Example desired output: Bandwidth consumption: last 30 days ...
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Control Dropbox upload rate on the command line

I'm using Dropbox without the GUI in Linux. I would like to limit the upload rate, sometimes large files eats my internet bandwidth. Anyone knows how I do that?
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home directory restriction

I am in serious doubt and need to implement to specific area Scenario A normal user , he can create file and folder in his home directory .he wouldn't not permitted to delete folder and file ...
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Monitor and limit internet bandwidth per network client

On a linux server with dhcpd that acts as the internet gateway for all clients of the LAN: how can I monitor the internet usage based on IP/MAC address, and deny internet access if a certain bandwidth ...
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Limiting a specific shell's internet bandwidth usage

I want update my linux in one shell but by default wget or axel in updater use all the bandwidth. How can I limit the speed in this shell? I want other shells to have a fair share, and to limit ...
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wondershaper limit my upload [closed]

i use wondershaer to limit downloads speed it is working fine for downloads but i can not upload anymore i have set wondershaper eth0 539800 539800 this is the config #!/bin/bash # Wonder ...
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Does mosh save bandwith?

The mobile shell claims many benefits, especially with mobile connections. Many mobile plan prices scale with the amount of data transferred. So I wonder whether I can use Mosh to cut down in data ...
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How to test bandwidth and latency over ssh with X11?

I am working remotely on a machine using X11 trusted forwarding with 'ssh -Y`. How can I test the latency and bandwidth between me and the server?
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X Window Over network

What makes X Window or X11 protocol use a lot of bandwidth when used over a network (LTSP, etc.)? I've tried to read some docs but I can't find the answer
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conntrack -E - traffic counter reporting

I'm currently in the process of writing small solution which would continuously receive output from conntrack -E command and along with some other stats, it would count/monitor traffic. The only ...
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variable bandwith on network interfaces by testing from iperf tool:

I am using iperf tool to benchmark my network interfaces on two identical machines (Dell Blade Server M620). Both have given different results. On 1st machine, I ran server and clients as: Server ...
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Is there a way to throttle git while it's cloning a repo.?

Is there a way to tell git that only use so much bandwidth while cloning a repo. ? I may have multiple applications each of which demands network speeds, is there a way to tell git to do this ? I ...
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A single NIC has multiple IPs. Is it possible to throttle the speed per IP?

By "is it possible", I mean: does a solution (software, set of instructions, ..etc) already exists to accomplish this?
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Rate limit network but allow bursting per TCP connection before limiting

We have a Cisco router which allows for rate limiting (they call it policing) but permitting bursting on a per-TCP connection basis. For example, we can cap the bandwidth at 50mbit but the cap won't ...
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apt working unexpectedly on debian 8

Sometimes I'm noticing my bandwidth being all consumed although I'm not doing anything consuming, so I fire up nethogs on my wireless interface and I notice an apt process running without me starting ...
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Is there a brief way to view the top resource usage(CPU, memory or even bandwidth) of a program after its running?

I know I can use top to view the overall real-time CPU & Memory usage, and nload for overall real-time bandwidth usage. But I wish to view the maximum(or average) CPU, Memory, & bandwidth ...
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How to limit speed of file copy?

I am copying huge file from NFS mount using dd: dd if=/mnt/nfs/image.img of=/dev/sda I need to limit the speed of reading from NFS. How can I achieve it? The only precondition is to use some easy ...
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How to calculate idle time in Class Based Queueing (CBQ)( in TC Command)

I found this LINK, manual for the tc-cbq command in linux. But couldn't understand, how to calculate the avg idle time and some other parameters like allot bytes, avpkt bytes. How these are ...
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record daily internet bandwidth usage

I am using internet connection with data cap. I want to record my daily internet usage in a file, is there any tool for this or perhaps you can suggest a script that would run as daemon? (I am not ...
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Retrieving the total bandwidth capacity

I've been looking around for a convenient way to measure the total bandwidth capacity of a *NIX workstation and found a number of monitoring tools here. However, they are of little use in determining ...
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Is it possible to control and limit the transfer speed of a Ethernet TCP/IP via command?

I'm suffering from some "low data transfer" from a device running Embedded Linux to my computer. I'm aware that it has some hardware limitations that could be strangling the speed (e.g. 372 Mhz ...
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How to get RX and TX bytes querying iptables?

My intention is to monitor traffic from/to wan. To achieve that, i want to calculate outgoing and ingoing bytes/second, with iptables counters as data source. Unluckily, I'm not able to understand ...
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See total bandwith a process has used

I am currently watching some process on my server and want to see how much bandwidth it has used in total since it has been started. I don't want to know its current usage, nor does nethogs / nload ...
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What is the IPsec bottleneck in Linux?

I am trying to compare the performance of several network security protocols between two hosts connected in Gigabit Ethernet. My goal here is to see if I can saturate my bandwidth, and if not, what ...
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How to configure QoS per IP basis?

We have say 4 users in a private network connected to the Internet trough a Linux router with a public IP address that is doing network address translation (NAT). I gotta configure QoS to give access ...
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How to add all values in an array

I have been stuck on this for way to long now. Tried googling and couldn't find what I was looking for. I simply need to add all the values in an array.(array called packets) I have gotten to the ...
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reduce bandwidth consumption from downloading yum updates

I have several machines (7) running fedora and would like to reduce the amount of external bandwidth I am consuming. I see that there were several attempts to setup mirrors, but those projects seem ...
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Prioritize virtual machine bandwidth

I installed a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine (VM Ware Workstation) on my Debian server that I rented (to which I have SSH access only, and which is in another city with over 1 GB bandwidth) to ...
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How to find bandwidth usage/bytes transmitted/received within a certain time frame

I'm looking for a way to get numbers on bandwidth usage of an eth port. But I need to filter the results to only show me numbers for the last 24 hours. Or any time period in hours or minutes. Just ...
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How do I limit inbound and outbound bandwidth to and from a specific host on CentOS

As the title says, I am trying to limit inbound and outbound bandwidth to and from a specific host on CentOS. The reason is that this host consistently uses a large amount of bandwidth and this needs ...
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Redirect all non-local traffic to a socks proxy

Is it possible to redirect all non-local traffic to a socks proxy? so, for example i have: 4 computers (clients A-D: 10.0.0.1-4 or dhcp) 1 computer with 2 network cards (gateway-server, eth0: ...
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Rsync: Verify size of incremental backup of a file

I need to test the incremental backup of a file using rsync i.e. whether rsync transfers entire file or just the changes made to it, when an incremental backup is fired. Just for a test, I've created ...
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Console tool to test internet bandwidth

I'm looking for a tool that will test my internet connection bandwidth and create an simple report like speedtest does. Do you know some program/tool that do this? Something with CentOS packages ...
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How does Linux prevent applications from sending more packets than the link can handle without dropping packets?

I couldn't make the question any clearer so here's an example scenario: Given a Linux machine connected to an IP network through a physical interface of bandwidth 10Mbps (or a higher speed interface ...
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Efficient way to download binary from server

I am using a remote machine to compile a project. When it finishes building, I use scp to copy the archive to a local machine. This worked fine till I was on broadband. Now I am using a 3G ...
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Historical bandwidth data in a console? (save/load statistics)

So, I found that nload and iftop displays the amount of data that passed and how fast. Now, is there anything like those that can save/load statistics? I want to measure the amount of data I download ...
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trickle (bandwidth shaper) with dropbox causes 100% CPU

I'm limiting dropbox upload bandwith with trickle as suggested here. @reboot trickle -u 100 ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd This works great but unfortunately causes 100% CPU - even with only 2-3 (small) ...
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How do I measure the amount of network traffic that passed my debian installation?

So my raspberry pi is acting as a Router and Web/Mail/FTP/SQL/Media/Clash of Clans/Home server right now and I'm looking for a way to monitor the consumed bandwidth, much like NetWorx for windows. I ...
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Get total bytes sent by pid

I have some processes in my unix system that sends data to a remote machine. It is possible to fetch the total bytes sent per pid ? In general, how i can monitor that pid in terms of network? Thank ...
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tc cbq doesn't work (no traffic limitation)

I've been trying to use cbq weight attributes after HTB failed to do so. I've tried using a command set I've found in an example just to verify it works (HTB works fluently) Here are the commands I ...
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Network bandwidth measurement on Solaris

I want to install pathtest or a program like it in a Sparc server running solaris 10. The purpose is to make a speedtest server to my remote sites. It is mentioned in pathtest FAQ that it only ...
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LAMP CentOS page/folder Outbound Inbound bandwidth monitor

I have a site, the server provide only allow 2000GB/month ($0.02/GB extra). I have monitor the bandwidth in my control panel, every day, i have about 12GB Inbound, but 100GB+ Outbound, a number very ...
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How to exclude LAN traffic with iptraf-ng?

I'd like to use iptraf-ng to see how much data my machine is sending/receiving from the Internet, but I want to exclude traffic on my LAN as I am only interested in data going off-site. I have ...
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Can you throttle the bandwidth to a tmpfs based ramdisk?

I created a ramdisk using tmpfs as follows: sudo mount -t tmpfs -o size=1024m tmpfs /myramdisk I was looking into cgroup blkio subsystem bandwidth limits "read_bps_device" and "write_bps_device" ...
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Implementing load balancing on any Linux distro

I am thinking of implementing a load balancing solution for personal use. What I want to do, is to maximize data throughput over mobile phone Internet connections. Let me be clear: I have data plan ...
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Bandwidth stats on wifi for each network?

Is it posible to have the bandwidth usage of the wifi connection for each network I use? Currently I have vnstat instaled on my MacBook Pro retina runing Yosemite. It works well but I have the usage ...