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Limit upload speed in Linux

Hello,

could you advise me some command line tools and how to use them to limit upload speed. I'm using transmission for downloading torrents but my upload is much more than download.
I tried wondershaper to set equal download and upload, but download is still much less than upload.

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Now without wondershaper my upload speed is 110 KB/s and download speed 5 KB/s
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Thanks, it seems to work. Is there some more universal tool that can be use on more applications then bit torrent?
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Other think is. How to get know which limit is most usefull to set? I'd like to effectively utilize the bandwidth.
I don't understand ur question
To get to know the limit u should set, u have to check with the various bandwith limits until u satisfy ur self.
Normally I want higher download speeds. So I set it to about 10kBps where I have an 1Mbps(128kBps) connection.
But u can go something like 1kBps as the limit. But it will slow down the download speed also.
Remember that DONT SET IT TO 0.
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Other thing is... How to find out which limit to set?
When I don't limit, my upload is 5 KB/s and download 110 KB/s. When I limit upload to 40 KB/s, upload and download are equaly about 40 KB/s. So what value is most approprite to set to download the files most quickly? It's probably depending on the bit torrent protocol...

The previous question is about something more universal that could limit more ports (e.g. HTTP, bit torrent, FTP, ...)
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