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sudo nethogs eth0
trickle sudo apt-get update -y
sudo apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=20 -o Acquire::https::Dl-Limit=20 upgrade -y
2011-02-14 05:24:49
User: ruslan
Functions: sudo

in Debian-based systems apt-get could be limited to the specified bandwidth in kilobytes using the apt configuration options(man 5 apt.conf, man apt-get). I'd quote man 5 apt.conf:

"The used bandwidth can be limited with Acquire::http::Dl-Limit which accepts integer values in kilobyte. The default value is 0 which deactivates the limit and tries uses as much as possible of the bandwidth..."

"HTTPS URIs. Cache-control, Timeout, AllowRedirect, Dl-Limit and proxy options are the same as for http..."

rsync --progress --partial --rsh="ssh -p 8322" --bwlimit=100 --ipv4 user@domain.com:~/file.tgz .
2011-02-10 14:25:22
User: ruslan
Functions: rsync

The command copies a file from remote SSH host on port 8322 with bandwidth limit 100KB/sec;

--progress shows a progress bar

--partial turns partial download on; thus, you can resume the process if something goes wrong

--bwlimit limits bandwidth by specified KB/sec

--ipv4 selects IPv4 as preferred

I find it useful to create the following alias:

alias myscp='rsync --progress --partial --rsh="ssh -p 8322" --bwlimit=100 --ipv4'

in ~/.bash_aliases, ~/.bash_profile, ~/.bash_login or ~/.bashrc where appropriate.

iperf -s
2011-01-24 07:58:38
User: forcefsck

On the machine acting like a server, run:

iperf -s

On the machine acting like a client, run:

iperf -c ip.add.re.ss

where ip.add.re.ss is the ip or hostname of the server.

sudo apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=30 upgrade
2010-03-22 01:29:44
User: alemani
Functions: sudo

Limits the usage of bandwidth by apt-get, in the example the command will use 30Kb/s ;)

It should work for most apt-get actions (install, update, upgrade, dist-upgrade, etc.)

scp -l10 pippo@serverciccio:/home/zutaniddu/* .
2010-02-19 16:44:24
User: 0disse0
Functions: scp
Tags: ssh scp bandwidth

the command is obvious, I know, but maybe not everyone knows that using the parameter "-l" you can limit the use of bandwidth command scp.

In this example fetch all files from the directory zutaniddu and I copy them locally using only 10 Kbs