How to test Internet Connection Speed on Ubuntu 20.04

2021-05-31 By Mark 54 Views linux ubuntu speed test
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When you experience slow internet access speed on your server, the first thing you need to do is check the connection speed to resolve the slow connectivity issues. The SpeedTest CLI helps to check the current internet speed of your Ubuntu 20.04 server from the command-line and it brings reliable technology and global server network to the command line behind SpeedTest.


This tutorial will guide you on how to test Internet Connection Speed on Ubuntu 20.04


  1. Install the required packages with the below command.

    # apt install gnupg1 apt-transport-https dirmngr
    

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  2. Add the below key for the repository.

    # apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 379CE192D401AB61
    

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  3. Add the repository with the below command.

    # echo "deb https://ookla.bintray.com/debian generic main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/speedtest.list
    

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  4. Run the below command to uninstall another version of Speedtest, if installed.

    # apt remove speedtest-cli
    

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  5. Update the packages list.

    # apt update
    

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  6. Run the below command to install the tool to test Internet connection speed.

    # apt install speedtest
    

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  7. The below command help to run a simple Internet speed test on the server. Once you have executed the command, you will get an option to read the license and accept.

    # speedtest
    

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  8. Once accept the license, you will get the result as in the below image.

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