How to check Internet speed from the command line with Pisi Linux

I would test my Internet Speed, while i had problems with my Upload and Download Speed.

So i have search at the WWW, and found a simple Introducing for it:

Speedtest is a simple CLI client written in Python for measuring bidirectional Internet bandwidth by using infrastructure. It works with Python 2.4-3.4. Installing the latest speedtest-cli is nothing more than downloading the Python script.

Open a Terminal and type the following:

 chmod a+rx  
 sudo mv /usr/local/bin/speedtest-cli  
 sudo chown root:root /usr/local/bin/speedtest-cli  

To start it type simple in your Terminal:



That was all and here see you a simple output




It was simple and easy to Test it. This works on the most Linux Distributions while Python is installed on the most Distributions as Default.

You found the original Introducing on the GitHub here:


Note when you try the Introducing from this Website you become an error output from wget, so as i write it here above in the Introducing was it correct


Have fun to try it, and many thanks for reading.20