Tutorial To Test Internet Speed In Linux Using Command Line

Tutorial To Test Internet Speed In Linux Using Command Line

Tutorial To Test Internet Speed In Linux Using Command Line

It’s always fun to use Terminal to do the normal thing in a geeky way. Here, we are going to write about the method test Internet speed in Linux and we will talk about geeky way to do the Internet testing. We will be using command line to test Internet speed in Linux.

Tutorial To Test Internet Speed In Linux Using Command Line
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Test Internet Speed In Linux Using Command Line

For Ubuntu Operating System:

Launch ‘Terminal’ in your Ubuntu. Here, we are going to use  ‘Speed test’ command line utility to test Internet speed. Install Speed test using following command:

sudo apt install speedtest-cli

After the installation is complete, Start testing the internet speed of your Network. Use the command  below in the Terminal.

speedtest

Testing Internet Speed in Arch Linux, Manjaro, and other derivatives

Use the following command in terminal to download ‘Speedtest’ tool.

wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py

Now, it’s time to play with some permission jobs so that you can execute it properly.

chmod +x speedtest-cli

Use the following command to run the speedtest.

./speedtest-cli

Testing Internet Speed in Fedora

We will be using same application in Fedora too. Meanwhile, In Fedora you need to install Python at first.

sudo dnf install python

Now, Install speedtest utility:

sudo dnf install speedtest-cli

After installing, use the following command to run the installed application.

speedtest-cli

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