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Hi, I just downloaded a software that calculates bandwidth usage, ie: the total bytes uploaded and downloaded by a computer. I am curious to know how is this calculation done ...
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    How is bandwidth usage calculated??


    Hi,

    I just downloaded a software that calculates bandwidth usage, ie: the total bytes uploaded and downloaded by a computer.

    I am curious to know how is this calculation done ? ...count the bytes contained in a TCP/UDP packet ??

    thanks
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    How the calculation is done depends on the software you downloaded.

    If you would like to see information for yourself

    Code:
    cat /proc/net/dev
    Will show information about Rx/Tx...packets...etc.

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