This article covers how to install and use the Speedtest CLI utility to test your Internet speed while using Ubuntu 20.04.
To check my Internet speed in Ubuntu:
1. Open the Ubuntu Terminal by pressing Ctrl+alt+T or through the Dash.
2. Then enter the command to install python:
$ sudo apt-get install python-pip
Once python is successfully installed, use the command to install the speedtest-cli tool:
$ sudo pip install speedtest-cli
The tool will be installed in your system.
To check Your Internet Speed:
Run the following command to test your internet speed:
To share Internet Speed Test Results:
The speedtest-cli also lets you share your internet speed by providing a link on the speedtest.net website through the following command:
$ speedtest-cli --share