Turn on Transmission Bandwidth Limits When Connecting via Ssh

20 May 2013
Posted in: Internet BitTorrent P2P OpenSSH Unix Bash

I spend a lot of time logged into my home machine via ssh and find it irritating that my network performance degrades when Transmission is making speedy progress on a torrent. I’ve assembled a script to click the turtle icon when you connect via ssh and uncheck it when the last ssh connection leaves.