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Shape Your Traffic with Trickle

Apr 16, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Trickle is a lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper for users with low-speed Internet connections that lets you limit the bandwidth that a specific protocol is using so that you can maintain multiple simultaneous connections and not end up in a traffic jam.

"Any user on the system can run Trickle without needing administrative privileges. The software can handle only TCP stream connections, so it cannot shape traffic for network services that uses UDP stream connections, such as DNS (Bind) and TFTP..."

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