Detailed instructions required

  • Hi All,
    I'm really green about the ears, when it comes to linux.
    I would appreciate it if someone can send me a detailed step for step guide on how to install and setup and use Bandwidthd on Ubuntu 11?

  • Alestan

    Well, unless you need bleeding edge code or are planning on hacking the code yourself a bit, I would suggest starting with sudo apt-get install bandwidthd.  That will install it, and set it up to launch when the computer boots.  To configure it, IIRC, the config file is in /etc/bandwidthd/bandwidthd.conf, you can edit it via sudo nano /etc/bandwidthd.conf or if you prefer another editor substitute nano for whatever you like (gedit/kate/vim).  The config file is pretty straightforward and well enough documented, but let me know if you can't figure it out.