In this article, we’ll explain how to check internet speed in Linux with two different methods.
Speedtest is an old favorite. It’s implemented in Python, and also available with pip. You can use it as a Command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net.
This is an open-source tool that enables you to check your internet and network speeds at the command line is Speedtest.
speedtest-cli is a command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net
There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.
Just follow the steps below
Method(1): Install speedtest using pip
- Install pip
dnf install python3-pip -y
- Install speedtest-cli using pip3 command as shown below
pip3 install speedtest-cli
Test the internet speed with the command below
To get list of possible options use following command
Method(2): Install Speedtest from Github
- Get speedtest-cli from github with the below command
wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py
- Apply the executable permission on it
chmod +x speedtest-cli
- Test the internet speed using following command
In this article, we showed you how to check internet speed in Linux.