Limit Update download bandwidth?

Karl Larsen k5di at
Tue Feb 19 12:25:30 UTC 2008

NoOp wrote:
> Is there any way to limit the download bandwith from the update-manager?
> For example in a similar manner that you can limit the download
> bandwidth in gwget?
> Every time I do an update on my machines the update-manager sucks up the
> entire bandwidth on my dsl link. As a result, web browsing, other
> internet activities by the machine being updated, as well as other
> sharing the link are pretty much hosed until the updates are downloaded.
    I have the same problem. But the emails keep coming and Firefox 
works but it is painful how slow. And now my Ubuntu is uptodate and I 
have no problems. By the way the best way to get the initial updates is 
to do it while your asleep.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
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