wondershaper - simple traffic shaping script
wondershaper clear [interface]
wondershaper [interface] [downlink] [uplink]
This manual page documents briefly the wondershaper script. This
manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original script does not have a manual page.
wondershaper is a traffic shaping script that provides low latency,
prioritizes bulk transfers below normal web traffic, prioritizes
interactive shells above normal web traffic, and attempts to prevent
upload and download traffic from affecting each other’s ack packets.
Put simply, the wondershaper makes your internet connection more
A summary of wondershaper syntax is included below. For a complete
description, see the files in /usr/share/doc/wondershaper.
wondershaper [ interface ]
Shows the status of traffic shaping on that interface.
wondershaper clear [ interface ]
Removes all traffic shaping from that interface.
wondershaper [ interface ] [ downlink ] [ uplink ]
Configures the wondershaper on the specified interface, given
the specified downlink speed in kilobits per second, and the
specified uplink speed in kilobits per second.
The programs are documented fully by:
This manual page was written by Vince Mulhollon <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for
the Debian project (but may be used by others).
May 30, 2004