Instead of going to sites like Netspeed etc i want to check my current internet speed in terminal in 11.10, how can i do it?
Well I use
To use it just point to a file in internet that is relatively bigger so that you can get a better estimate of it.
Of course there are several recommendations:
try this on command line
try this too
got it from above link
If you can't be bothered to install iperf , you could precede any command that shifts a known amount of data with the
iperf is simple and easy to use.
It requires a client and server.
(on the server)
(on the client)
I recommend the speedtest-cli tool for this. I created a blog post (Measure Internet Connection Speed from the Linux Command Line) that goes into detail of downloading, installing and usage of it.
Clone the Repository from GitHub
Sample Usage and Output