Linux / Unix: Test Internet Connection Speed From SSH Command


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I have recently rented a dedicated server for my hobby projects and learning CentOS Linux server. I was informed that I am connected to the 100M/s port. How do I test my Internet connection download speed from the console over the ssh session without using HTML5 or Adobe flash/Java applets based websites? How do I test my upload speed from the console?


I use for this speedtest-cli and speedtest-csv tools. You can wget them from GitHub (or git clone them, or whatever you want to use to get them):
wget -O speedtest-cli
wget -O speedtest-csv
Chmod them in order to execute them, put them in your PATH and voila, you can test your net speeds from a command line, or in an automated manner as a cron job, with logging, notifying and all the bells and whistles.