Terminal speedtest?

How to test the networkspeed on a ubuntu-computer with ssh access?

Install „pyhton-pip“ (package management for python-modules):

sudo apt-get install python-pip

Now install speedtest-cli form the pip-repository:

sudo pip install speedtest-cli

Run speedtest:

 speedtest-cli

Output:

Retrieving speedtest.net configuration...
Retrieving speedtest.net server list...
Testing from XXXXXXX (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx)...
Selecting best server based on latency...
Hosted by Cablevision (Schorfling am Attersee) [71.14 km]: 61.698 ms
Testing download speed........................................
Download: 5.65 Mbits/s
Testing upload speed..................................................
Upload: 2.54 Mbits/s

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