Check your internet speed on Ubuntu Server.

Check your internet speed directly from command line in Linux.

speedtest-cli is a command line utility for checking internet bandwidth using popular internet speed test site  Written in python, speedtest-cli works nicely from command line and gives upload and download speed. You can also share the image generated by speedtest-cli from command line.

How to Install

For Ubuntu and its derivatives, run below commands from terminal to install speedtest-cli.


How to Use

Once installed, open terminal and type below command:


You can also generate the image using below command:


And get the help using –

The project is in GitHub and report any bugs here.

speedtest-cli is a nice little tool which can be used now and then to check your internet bandwidth. DO you know any other cli tool like this? Drop a comment below.