Yet Another Way To Perform SpeedTests Via CommandLine On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS And Pear OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. If the previous method for performing speedtests via commandline failed, use the instructions from this article.

In this article I will show you how to perform speedtests via the speedtest-cli tool. Since it depends on python only, this installation guide works on all the latest Debian/Ubuntu systems and derivates.

Follow this instructions exactly, in order to successfully install Speedtest Cli on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and Pear OS:

If you don’t have any version of Python already installed on your system, here’s how to install Python 3.3 on Debian, Ubuntu and derivates.

Next, install the python-pip package, a tool for managing Python packages:

$ sudo apt-get install python-pip

Install the speedtest-cli via pip, and you’re done:

$ sudo pip install speedtest-cli

To perform speed tests, just open a terminal, type speedtest and hit enter.

how to install Speedtest Cli on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and Pear OS:

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