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Linux: How to get current bandwidth usage from command line?

I'm looking for a good way to get the current total bandwidth usage on a linux machine, i've tried iftop, nethogs, but they doesn't show real bandwidth usage (compared to system monitor), anyway they ...
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Alter PCIe speed and bandwidth

So I know the basics about lspci and setpci (needs to be run as root, etc), but I'm looking for more information. I want to alter the speed and bandwidth of my PCIe card's bus. The reason being, ...
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Application specific browsing two internet connections on same machine

There are 2 situations for which I am looking for a solution I am having 2 internet connections. One is a normal connection in our LAN (Wifi) , another is a USB Device which has internet ...
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1answer
83 views

trickle: throttle all programs: works for statically linked executables?

I want to use trickle on Raspbian. It seems it can be used when running an executable as follows: trickle -u {up} -d {down} {program} And it can also be used for all applications. e.g.: ...
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Limit bandwidth with tc on Linux network interface

I would like to limit bandwidth on specific interface, e.g. eth0, at my local Linux machine with tc. Reason for that is that my Linux machine repeatedly eat all ADSL bandwidth available, e.g. while I ...
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156 views

Limit bandwidth on HTTP downloads based on file size

Is there a way to limit lets say in iptables or any proxy solution/software if a user is downloading a filesize that is greater than lets say 20MB it will limit his entire download at 2KB/s? ...
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2answers
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Keeping a slowish DSL connection responsive

I have a Linux box serving as a firewall/router for our home network. I live out in the boonies, so I have a relatively slow broadband connection: Downstream Rate 7616 Kbps Upstream Rate 512 ...
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1answer
149 views

How to prioritize bandwidth in linux

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian acting as a 24x7 downloading server. I am now trying to utilize it with SiriProxy but it fails as it needs to upload/download data from Apple servers which fails ...
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2answers
2k views

How to track internet usage (upload & download) on Linux?

I use a broadband modem to connect to internet on my linux machine. Now, I've used the gnome-system-monitor app that correctly displays the kbps as well as total bytes consumed in each session. Now, ...
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2answers
311 views

Monitor bandwidth usage per user in linux

I have "chrooted" my users in my Ubuntu Server and I need to monitor their bandwidth usage. Since they can access to a FTP, a SSH and a website runned by a chrooted PHP-FPM, I need to monitor all ...
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237 views

Lower bandwidth on Linux than on Windows behind same wireless router

UPDATE: When I connected via an Ethernet cable directly running from my Linux laptop to my wireless router, I get the correct bandwdith (~10 Mbits/s). It's only when I connect wirelessly that my ...
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Bind process to network interface

I'm attempting to perform simultaneous bandwidth tests from a single machine using multiple network interfaces. None of the utilities I've found so far allow me to do this. The closest was iperf ...
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1answer
634 views

Linux - Network Traffic Priority by IP

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and looking for a way to shape network traffic based on the IP address. I have a LAN, lets say from 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.254. The server is at 192.168.1.1. All IPs should ...
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2answers
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Finding the memory bandwidth of each core of my processor

Hi I am learning PETSc (a software for solving PDES' numerically in parallel) and I came this passage in the FAQ High per-CPU memory performance is required. Each CPU (core in multi-core systems) ...
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1answer
242 views

How to get download and upload bandwidth from Linux via shell?

I'd like to write a shell (bash) script that prints the system's download and/or upload capacities (in Kbps): # Get download bandwidth sh fetch-bandwidth.sh DOWNLOAD > 556 Kbps download bandwidth ...
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1answer
169 views

How to tell trickled to restore bandwidth to 100%?

I've been reading up on trickled which can be used to throttle both upload and download bandwidth: # Throttle download and upload bandwidths to 100KB. trickled -d 100 -u 100 But none of the ...
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to measure throughput of testing device connect to server via AP

Description of project-> I have a test tool to which DUT connects. The test tool has an access point in it and once DUT get connected to it via mac address we check RSSI and some other features ...
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Strange speed jumps when downloading a torrent file

I've been experiencing strange download behavior in a torrent manager on archlinux. Whenever I try to download a torrent my speed starts dropping and getting back to the same level again and again. ...
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1answer
106 views

Are there any command line utilities which can calculate and/or limit how fast a pipe is running?

I'm doing some basic stress testing of a Linux kernel network IWF with netcat. The set-up is fairly simple. On the target side: nc -l -p 10000 > /dev/null And on my desktop I was running: cat ...
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109 views

Is download speed in linux greater than in windows, even in a vm? really?

Weird! Any explanation? Is it due to some QoS related bandwidth reservation?
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703 views

Find Linux Total Bandwidth in One Line

Is there a command to find the total bandwidth used by a Linux box since startup, that returns one line? The reason I'm asking is I'd like to call this shell not using a terminal and output the ...
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1answer
105 views

Windows and Linux applications to show cumulative uploads/downloads for each app, at a glance

I've read few quite a few other threads on SU, but they have been focused on instantaneous/average bandwidths (B/sec) rather than cumulative download/upload totals for a period. Either that or they ...
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1answer
322 views

Get Linux to share bandwidth evenly across network connections

This is similar to How can I prioritise network bandwidth on a per application basis?, but does not require control over priorities. I am working on an Ubuntu 11.04 laptop connected to a rather slow ...
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1answer
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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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3answers
4k views

How to monitor bandwidth on a Linux router by LAN IP

There are plenty of ways to monitor traffic on a specific interface or even by port. But if I am on a router and suspect one of the workstations is using more bandwidth then others, how to check?
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Game Server with onboard NIC. Do I need to upgrade?

I have a dedicated desktop machine that runs a linux game server that needs to handle at most a couple hundred users. I currently have a 50/50 Mbps fiber line for internet connection and am trying to ...
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2answers
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Rate limiting bandwidth per IP

First, I am not that good with computer. I even had problem with Windows PC. Right now I own a restaurant which happened to offer free internet. My ISP has my connection setup using a Ubuntu 11.1 box. ...
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1answer
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How can I find out which process uses my internet with NetHogs?

Even when I'm not using my internet connection, I see varying network usage in the network monitor applet in Fedora 14. So I decided to use nethogs to monitor process IDs of the involved processes. I ...
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Linux get single bandwidth usage sample

What I want to do is to write a script that gathers some information (like cpu temperature and bandwidth usage) and logs it into a file. I can't figure out how to get a single sample of the current ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I prioritise network bandwidth on a per application basis?

Is there a way in Linux to give a specific application more/less priority for network bandwidth? Something like how nice does for CPU priority. Context: I'm currently on a very low bandwidth ...
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1answer
534 views

Is there a userspace bandwith limit tool for Linux?

I want to limit the upload bandwidth of a P2P live video program, which is closed source, in Linux. I don't want to use tc because I don't have root access. There is a tool called trickle, but ...
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5answers
4k views

How do determine how much bandwidth a process is using in Linux

On occasion I see my bandwidth usage using gnome-system-monitor going up to 300kbit/s. I just can't figure out what is causing it. I want to know what process or program in using my network like that? ...
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1answer
626 views

How to limit the upload/download of a program already running (A process)?

I have already tried trickle and wondershaper. I need a program that can limit the speed of download/upload of an already running program. Similar to the how NetLimiter in Windows limits already ...
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0answers
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Suspicious behaviour of twistd

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop with all the latest updates. For the last two days I've been observing that my network traffic is showing 100% usage (max bandwidth) even when all the ...
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3answers
570 views

Torrent client allowing upload/download rate limit depending on the time of day

With Azureus/Vuze, can we set an upload/download rate limit depending on the time of day ? If not, do you know a torrent client allowing this ? Client must be available on Linux. EDIT After ...
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Viewing the bandwidth usage of a wireless device connected to my router

I just want to figure out which wireless client is sucking my bandwidth (it's slowing down my Starcraft games :-/). I have a Linksys WRT54G router (Linux version). For firmware, I'm currently using ...
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2answers
2k views

How can I get an interface's bandwidth at any given second from the Linux command line?

I am doing a school project in which I want to get the bandwidth of a network interface at any given second, or some other small increment of time. I need this for a Perl script I am working on. ...
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1answer
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what firewall linux distro applicance could track internet usage per device in my home?

Anyone know of a community edition/open source/free firewall/gateway software product that I could install onto an old PC to act as my firewall/gateway/proxy etc, BUT for which it has the power to ...
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3answers
988 views

How do you measure the bandwidth used by a given process after it has completed, on Linux?

Is there a way to get a summary of how much bandwidth a given process used on Linux after the process completes? I do not want a monitor, I want something I can look at after the task has completed.. ...
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2answers
4k views

Monitor the bandwidth usage of each computer on a network

I have a Linux box that I would like to use to monitor all bandwidth my network, there are multiple computers all plugged into the network. Is there some way to ARP spoof all the traffic through the ...
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5answers
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Is there a way to limit bandwidth in Linux?

I've setup a network which will have 3 users, two of them use a Windows based operating system and the other uses a Linux based one. It is a 12 MB ADSL2 connection and the idea is to distribute the ...
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4answers
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Is there a way to find out what application using most of bandwidth in Linux?

I'm looking for an utility that could show me how much of a bandwidth each process are using. It should just print the data and exit as I want to feed that list into conky.
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2answers
4k views

Bandwidth Throttle for linux

The Throttle Firefox extension doesn't work on linux. Is there a utility for linux that could throttle the bandwidth usage for a particular program/process, or even the entire system? Main usage ...
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7answers
9k views

Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X?

This is similar to the question: Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? But, I want to know what options are out there for OS X? This includes Dashboard widgets and standard ...
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7answers
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How to throttle bandwidth on a Linux network interface?

Is there a way to constrain the bandwidth on a NIC in linux? I'd like to be able to simulate an arbitrarily slow connection.