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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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1answer
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test isp for bandwidth throttling

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How to control bandwidth in Firefox?

I share my internet connection, which is very slow, with two friends. When one of us tries to watch a video or download something, he usually "eats up" all the bandwidth. All of us use Firefox and ...
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How can I throttle Netflix' bandwidth usage?

My ISP enforces a monthly bandwidth cap of 250GB. Normally, that would be plenty, but Netflix is burning through my month's supply in about three weeks! How can I force Netflix to use less ...
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throttling my own bittorrent traffic the hard way

I need to throttle in an almost binary way my bittorrent traffic. I have seen some posts on the subject on how to deal with nasty users - the answers are more targeted at how to make their life ...
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How to limit router bandwidth?

Is there a way to configure my (D-Link DIR-615) router to throttle down the allowed bandwidth after a certain amount of bandwidth has been used? For instance, I want my router to operate normally up ...
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How can I control the internet sharing speed in my network?

I want to share my Internet connection with my neighbors and control the speed I share with them. Is it possible? Please elaborate.
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How can I throttle the bandwidth consumed by Windows Automatic Updates?

We have many Windows XP computers sharing one connection to the internet. These machines are set to download all available automatic updates and then prompt the user to install them. Whenever Patch ...
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How can I make bandwidth intensive applications have lower priority than other apps like web browsing/skype

I have an issue that when using bandwidth intensive applications like FTP/bittorrent/newsgroups these will often use all available bandwidth and consequently things like web browsing/video ...
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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 ...