Limit internet bandwidth
Limiting internet bandwidth becomes useful in multiple occasions such as:
- when using a metered internet connection
- testing websites/applications on a slow internet etc
There is an easy way to limit the internet traffic on a Linux machine. wondershaper is a Command-Line Interface tool build exactly for that purpose.
In order to use wondershaper, in must have
root access to the Linux
wondershaper does not need a global installation (although a global
installation comes handy). One could use it by simply cloning the git
repository to the local machine.
First, clone the repository to local file system.
git clone https://github.com/magnific0/wondershaper.git
Change the current working directory.
wondershaper binary with the
-h flag to get a list of flags.