Feature request: allow to limit the download rate

Bug #145496 reported by Jochen Kemnade
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apt (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

There should be an apt.conf setting or command line option to limit apt-get's download rate. Maybe this could be done by using trickle.

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Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

This is impleneted already.

Please use:
apt-get update -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=7

or set it in your /etc/apt/apt.conf

(see /usr/share/doc/apt/examples/configure-index.gz)

Changed in apt:
status: New → Fix Released
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