How To Find Internet Speed In Ubuntu using speedtest-cli

Speedtest-cli is a free command line tool for linux system to find the internet connection speed. It uses the service from Ookla to find your internet connection speed. usage is very simple and fast.

Install speedtest-cli on Ubuntu

In your terminal app type the below command and hit the enter key.

sudo apt-get update

Type your ubuntu password. Then run the below command. This is recommended tool installing Python packages.

sudo apt-get install python-pip

After that run the below command to install speedtest-cli to test your internet connection speed.

sudo pip install speedtest-cli

How to use speedtest-cli

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Open your terminal and execute the below command to test your internet connection speed in ubuntu.


To view all usage options just type the below command in terminal and hit enter key

speedtest-cli -h
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