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Re: Limit network speed

On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 09:31, Ron Rademaker wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a little network at home with 2 window$ workstations and 1 debian
> gateway / dns / dhcp server. My network speed is pretty high (both on upload
> and download), however I want to limit the upload speed (cause I have a
> upload limit). The reason I want this is because when I use BitTorrent it
> uses a lot of data traffic, something I don't want (because of the upload
> limit)... can anyone tell me how I could do this (obviously when I want to
> upload something I want to be able to disable the limitation for a while).

I know that specifically in the case of BitTorrent you can limit the
upload rate by a command line parameter to btdownloadgui. I believe it's
--max_upload_rate. If that's the only thing you need to cap the upload
speed for it's a lot less work than manually trying to cap the entire

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