debaday – Trickle: A lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper.

May 30, 2007

Debian Package of the Day » Blog Archive » Trickle: A lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper.

Trickle is a user space bandwidth shaper. It allows you to limit the bandwidth consumption of a program without requiring all kinds of kernel patches, firewall configurations or root access to the machine on which you wish to use it. Trickle can run in collaborative and stand alone mode. In collaborative mode, trickle can limit the bandwidth used by a bunch of programs at the same time. In stand alone mode, trickle simply limits the program you specify.

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