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Old 12-16-2004, 06:38 PM   #1
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Download Meter


Anyone know of a good simple download meter that will display amount of internet bandwidth used that will reset each day. My school caps me at 4gb a day and if I go over they kill my internet so I really need to monitor it. If maybe someone knows of a karamba theme for it or something? Or really anything that will help me monitor it, thanks.
 
Old 12-16-2004, 07:15 PM   #2
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4GB a day? That's a lot, are you really worried about exceeding that in a day? Is this just for surfing the net as well?
 
Old 12-16-2004, 07:31 PM   #3
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Maybe CarnageBox is downloading a lot of stuff from p2p apps or linux iso's?
 
Old 12-16-2004, 07:51 PM   #4
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I use superkaramba to monitor everything that's going on. I use one called cynaptics or something but there is a lot of them here http://www.kde-look.org there are also instuctions on the page I belive.
Whats nice whit superkaramba i think is that the scripts are very easy to edit so you can make it act just the way you want even if you are a complete newbie (like me).
 
Old 12-16-2004, 09:24 PM   #5
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4gb is not a lot for me when I download 150-200 gb off newgroups a month. I'm not worried about internet bandwidth or anything like that, 4gb is very little for me.

I'm currently using Super Karamba but I didn't see anything on kde-look as far as themes that would monitor actually bandwidth downloaded. I have one but it doesn't seem to pick up my NIC properly and it's just monitoring current usgage, not downloads and uploads.
 
Old 12-16-2004, 09:39 PM   #6
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Your right.. mine shows total downloaded: but it resets or reboot. Sorry.
But maybe you can make it wright to a log file or somthing, someone here should know how to do that.
This is the script lines I use:

text x=120 y=110 sensor=program program="/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'RX byte' | awk '{print $3 $4}'" color=0,0,0 align=right fontsize=10 font="nimbus sans l"
text x=120 y=110 value="OUT" color=185,36,36 fontsize=10 font="nimbus sans l"
text x=200 y=110 sensor=program program="/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | grep 'RX byte' | awk '{print $7 $8}'" color=0,0,0 align=right fontsize=10 font="nimbus sans l"
 
Old 12-19-2004, 11:59 AM   #7
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Try kbandwith from kde-apps.org.
 
  


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