Ubuntu Speedtest check speed

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Ubuntu Speedtest check speed

Post by sonik » 14 Nov 2018, 11:12

To install the tool, speedtest-cli:
1.) First install python-pip, a tool for installing and managing Python packages. To do so, run below command:

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sudo apt-get install python-pip
2.) Install speedtest-cli via python-pip:

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sudo pip install speedtest-cli
Once installed, you can use one command to test your internet bandwidth. The command is: speedtest

You’ll see the similar output, which display you internet bandwidth as well as ISP & IP address.
Retrieving speedtest.net configuration…
Retrieving speedtest.net server list…
Testing from M-net Telekommunikations GmbH (88.217.180.40)…
Selecting best server based on ping…
Hosted by InterNetX GmbH (Munich) [2.23 km]: 18.756ms
Testing download speed………………………………….
Download: 7.81 Mbit/s
Testing upload speed…………………………………………..
Upload: 3.46 Mbit/s

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