February 25, 2015 · Networking · 1 comment

wondershaper is a traffic shaping script that provides low latency,prioritizes bulk transfers below normal web traffic, prioritizes interactive shells above normal web traffic, and attempts to prevent upload and download traffic from affecting each other's ack packets.Put simply, the wondershaper makes your internet connection more "responsive"
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July 7, 2008 · Networking · 9 comments

If you want to limit your download and upload speeds use one of the following tools

1) Wondershaper

2) Trickle

Wondershaper

An easy to use traffic shaping script that provides these improvements:

* Low latency for interactive traffic (and pings) at all times
* Allow websurfing at reasonable speeds while uploading / downloading
* Make sure uploads don't hurt downloads
* Make sure downloads don't hurt uploads

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