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Is there an application or any tweak that can do that? I mean putting more concentration of bandwidth on downloads rather than uploads.

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You could also use QoS packet analyzing on your router to give certain applications (ports) more bandwidth. More here:

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That depends on what you're using to download. uTorrent allows you to control that. i believe transmission on Ubuntu allows you to as well. I'm not sure about download managers, though - that's just torrents.

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