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.
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.
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.
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.