Download Monitor: Useful App for Bandwidth Monitoring on Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Download Monitor is simple UI and useful apps that can be used to monitor the amount of data downloaded and uploaded over a network. It can displays an easy-to-read graph in monthly, daily, and hourly. When you launch this application, you’ll see an overview of recent data usage. The overview page tells you about the download, upload, and total usage for the last hour, the last day, the last month, and since monitoring started.

You’ll be able to additionally set the quotas and get notified once your bandwidth reach the quotas. open edit – preferences and set the quota as you wish

Download Monitor integrates nicely with Unity by using dynamic quicklists so you can see the network usage with right click and also, there’s an Unity Launcher progress bar which displays the used / remaining usage quota.

Install Download Monitor on Ubuntu/Linux mint/Debian

To install Download Monitor on Ubuntu based distributions, just add the ppa:duncanjdavis/download-monitor-submit with following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:duncanjdavis/download-monitor-submit
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install download-monitor

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