➥ Ubuntu Speedtest check speed

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:

sudo apt-get install python-pip


2.) Install speedtest-cli via python-pip:

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