9 hours ago
For the past 5 years, I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. During that time, I didnât face any unwanted internet data consumption issues. Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I haven't installed any other software yet. I configured auto update settings as below. Ubuntu 20.04 software & update settings
Even after the above settings, Ubuntu 20.04 consumes around 1 GB of internet data within a few minutes in idle state (not browsing anything). I am using Wi-Fi hotspots internet data from mobile. Please help guide me to stop this huge unintended consumption of internet data by Ubuntu 20.04. Thanks.
31 hours ago
You have to find out which process use your bandwidth, you should install and use nethogs to check how much which process use:
sudo apt-get install nethogs
8 hours ago
Adjust automatic update settings in Software & Updates.
To hold updating snaps when on a metered connection.
sudo snap set system refresh.metered=hold
Snaps update automatically, and by default, the snapd daemon checks for updates 4 times a day. To only refresh snaps on the last Friday of the month:
sudo snap set system refresh.timer=fri5
More information about the date-time formats that the snap CLI supports can be found here.