How Can I Check My Broadband Speed?

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How can I check my broadband speed?

No matter which broadband provider you use, it's good to check your broadband speed so you'll see that you get what you pay for.

In Debian Linux, this is very easy to do via the command line via a terminal window.

The software is written in Python and has no GUI.

How can I check my broadband speed?

Install speedtest via a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install speedtest-cli

Press Enter.

To use the software:

speedtest-cli

Press Enter, wait for the result.

Using a VPN:

Retrieving speedtest.net configuration...
Testing from Moldtelecom (xx.xxx.xx.xxx)...
Retrieving speedtest.net server list...
Selecting best server based on ping...
Hosted by UPC Romania (Cluj-Napoca) [138.25 km]: 903.825 ms
Testing download speed................................................................................
Download: 3.21 Mbit/s
Testing upload speed....................................................................................................
Upload: 0.76 Mbit/s

If you disable the VPN it will result in (60% ) higher speed.

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