Re: How can I throttle down aptitude?
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 10:05:21 -0600, Dennis Wicks wrote:
> When aptitude is downloading packages it loads the network down so much
> that I can't do much of anything else that wants to get to the internet,
> either on the machine running aptitude or any other machine on the lan.
> Is there anyway that I can slow aptitude down so it doesn't monopolize
> the entire bandwidth?
Apt(itude) should respect the following configuration setting:
Acquire::http::Dl-Limit "7"; // 7Kb/sec maximum download rate
(I never tried this myself, I just copied it from
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