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Bandwidth limiting in Yosemite [duplicate]

I get disconnected from the internet whenever the speed reaches 2.5 Mbps Is there any app to limit the internet speed below that. I am not talking per application based. Using MacBook Pro (mid 2013) ...
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How to choke network preformance on OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to simulate slow internet connections on the mac For testing purposes I would like to choke the performance of the network on my OS X 10.8.2 machine. I have currently ...
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what can be used (like netem in linux) to control network on macOS? [duplicate]

I need to use (something like netem) network emulator to control bandwidth, delay, loss on macOS high sierra. I tried dnctl/dummynet but seems not working properly. Can anyone suggest if there is a ...
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Bandwidth shaper or bandwidth controller application for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a bandwidth/packet throttle/shaper program with the following features: Similar to Windows-based Netlimiter. GUI based and not terminal or command line. Shows list of all applications ...
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Managing Metered Connections on OSX

I'm being forced to use my Macbook more and more with my metered 4G connection. I really need to keep data usage limited. Windows has an metered connection mode which really helps with this. What's ...
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Mavericks Finder spins when opening folders

Since upgrading to Mavericks, Finder sometimes hangs when I select a folder and am waiting for its contents to populate the window. This happens primarily in Open dialog boxes: It'll spin for about ...
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How can I simulate having a slow CPU?

I am almost done coding my webapp-game. It runs on all modern browsers. However, I want to establish some minimum requirements for it. Thus, I need a slow Mac. However, I don't have access to a slow ...
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Can a Mac's airport card run 802.11 N, G, B or A only?

Occasionally it's nice to hard code a wired connection network port to not auto negotiate and force things to be 100 half duplex even though a higher speed is configured and negotiable on the switch. ...
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Configure WLAN as metered or tethered in macOS [duplicate]

MacOS seems to assume a WLAN connection to be free of charge if and only if it is not a tethered iPhone connection. So it will run all background update and maintenance processes via that WLAN ...
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How to throttle usage of individual computer with Apple Airport?

There are a bunch of kids in our house using wifi. When one is watching HD video on Youtube, everyone else can hardly load a webpage. How can I customize the Apple Airport to throttle usage for all ...
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Bandwidth limit downloads in Safari

My browser is Safari. If I want to download something, is there a way I can limit the download speed? Doesn't necessarily have to use the Safari downloader (although that would be ideal), I assume I ...