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Cap apt-get download speed

Terminal - Cap apt-get download speed
sudo apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=25 install <package>
2009-07-31 19:43:45
User: dunnix
Functions: install sudo
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Cap apt-get download speed

apt-get is pretty aggressive when it downloads, potentially hogging the bandwidth of your network. The 25 is in KB, change this to your needs.

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alias apt-get="apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=25"

Comment by voyeg3r 308 weeks and 3 days ago
cat /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/76download_speed

Acquire

{

Queue-mode "access";

http

{

Dl-Limit "25";

};

};

Comment by 0x89 308 weeks and 1 day ago

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