How to Test Download Speed using Fast Command-line Tool in Ubuntu Linux
Fast is a free and open source internet speed testing command-line tool for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is released under MIT License and written in Go language. This speed testing tool is powered by Netflix’s Fast.com. Fast.com is a free and simple site that allows users to check your current internet download and upload speed without any ad. This is simple, light weight and Minimal zero-dependency utility application.
Install Fast Internet Speed tester on Ubuntu Linux
You can install fast via snap package and via binary file. Open the terminal application (ctrl+alt) and run below fast snap installation command.
sudo snap install fast
It will install the latest version of fast tool. You can run it via below command
You can also install it via below method. In terminal run all commands one by one.
curl -L https://github.com/ddo/fast/releases/download/v0.0.4/fast_linux_amd64 -o fast
chmod +x fast