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How to check IPv6 internet speed via command line

I have a feeling this question has definitely been asked before here, but I can't find it anywhere. What are the best resources for testing internet upload/download speeds using the command line from ...
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Is it possible to perform speed test with any Ubuntu server? [duplicate]

I have a home server with Ubuntu and I want to measure download and upload speed in my LAN. Is there any program for Ubuntu that will help me do this?
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Slow WiFi (atheros QCA9377) speed on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After I upgrade from 18.04LTS to 20.04LTS my wifi speed droped with 90% from ~400Mb to ~40Mb/sec. Even with the live usb I have obtained the same results. I have checked if the ath10k driver is ...
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How can I set the speed for every person who visits my site and download from it?

I installed ubuntu18 server and uploaded my own site ... How can I set the speed for every person who visits my site and download from it ???
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Why does my Network shows different speed in a Terminal and in the Browser?

I have seen this question: Slow download speed in terminal and this one Different download speeds in Ifstat and Chrome and they are old, referring a different version of my current OS and/or ...
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How can I allow my computer to use more bandwidth?

So I've been trying many things to make get my computer (Ubuntu 16.04) to use more bandwidth. When I go into my WiFi connection information I can see the speed is 144Mb/s but when downloading ...
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Bonding / Link aggregation / NIC teaming for faster transfer

I am working on a home server and want to utilize more than one 1Gb connection to my servers, to make for instance 4Gb connection with 4 cables. My question is how to achieve this with Ubuntu server ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Raid 0 - VERY low iops

I currently am experiencing a very low count of 2.3kB/s when using software raid 0. The setup is an asrock z87e with 2x New disks Seagate Barracuda 5400 4TB in raid 0. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo dd if=/...
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Problem with internet speed checking with speedtest --simple

Long story short. I had Ubuntu 18 on my system. I installed sudo apt install speedtest-cli to track internet speeds. I have a log copied from the terminal of the output on various days. Download: ...
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Very Slow Download speed in terminal [closed]

The download speed in Terminal is very slow. about 40kBytes. But the speed in the browser works fine I have chosen the best server but I still get the problem by the way loot at the output of ...
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Top Ubuntu Download Manager with bandwidth limiter and [closed]

I need to have some limitation on file downloading because of my low is speed downloading, so I installed your Get into my Ubuntu, which has a bandwidth limitation, but my problem is the agent doesn't ...
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Can I pause while downloading the Ubuntu iso? [duplicate]

I was going to download Ubuntu 19.04 but I have a question: sometimes my net speed becomes real slow. So can I pause it and then resume it after some hours? Is pausing safe for the iso file? Or will ...
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Slow internet cable speed on Ubuntu 18.04

When I take a speed test, I get 80 mb/s, when I try download something, I only get about 5 mb/s. I saw a lot of questions about wifi but none about ethernet.
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Download Speed Rate Drops to 0 kb/s after 2 seconds!

this is ridiculous but my download speed drops to 0 kb/s after downloading about 200KB of a file... I've tested my network with other devices and it's fine but I still can't download with my laptop. ...
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Installing Snaps in China is too slow

When I try to install anything using snap, I found out that the download speed is very slow. As shown in the screenshot, it is about 20 kb/s: How can I install a snap fast?
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Download Speed on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm relatively new to Linux and am running a HP Proliant G6 ML350 server, for Plex, Sonarr and Radarr. Connected via LAN. I have an issue with download speed, it appears like the speed is being ...
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XPS13 9370 wifi upload speed seems slow ? (ath10k, ubuntu 18.04)

While playing with my wifi, I notice something: if I download a file from my NAS to my XPS13, wifi speed seems good (like 20MB/s) If I upload from laptop to NAS, it's reduce to ~1MB/s I tested 2 ...
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Problem with pppoe connection (Ubuntu 18.04)!

I'm having a problem with pppoe connection, the modem is connected directly to the computer(without the router), i use pppoeconf to connect, but when i connect the speed is much slower that it should ...
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My WiFi speed stuck at 1Mb/s

so I read multiple threads about this problem and my rate is limited to 1Mb/s (or that is what iwconfig tells me.) Here is my output of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. ...
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How is the speed of a bridge set?

I have a bridge (created via systemd-networkd) which links a few physical interfaces. All of the interfaces are 1 Gbps, except one which is 100 Mbps. The problem: it looks like (from local iperf3 ...
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Incredibly bad upload speed towards my IP only

I'm running a VDS (Virtual Dedicated Server) on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm experiencing a very bizarre issue with uploading. Let me try to explain, by using a "map". VDS --> My Local PC = Upload speed is ...
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How to slow down internet connection?

I have a very large download to perform which is low priority. Can I throttle back the networking speed of my Ubuntu 18.10 so this download does not bog down my connection which is shared with other ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 internet speed meter or monitor

I tried searching everywhere, but I wasn't able to find a taskbar Internet speed monitor or meter for Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to get one?
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iperf3 shows that udp with set bandwidth is still x2 slower than tcp

I opened iperf3 server on host 192.168.1.105: iperf3 -sV Then client on TCP on same host: iperf3 -c 192.168.1.105 -4b 10G -P 2 -n 10G -w 1M Results are: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...
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Why can't I get 1 gig download from Fios?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire AXC-603 UB17 (w/ "built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit ethernet LAN"), w/ cat5e cable from the Verizon modem to my pc. Verizon installed their fiber optic cable and ...
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Slow WIFI network connection on Lubuntu

I just installed Lubuntu 17.10 as my main OS, in the past I used Windows 7 and Ubuntu 16.04. The only problem is that my wireless connection is very slow, it take ages to load a webpage/youtube video ...
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How can I identify what is causing my laptop to lag?

I got a HP dv7-1133cl with some terrible Windows issues (black screen shortly after starting) and so I installed Ubuntu 16.04 as a learning experience as well as to have my own personal laptop. It ...
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Ubuntu Can't Run Speed Test

I have a very weird problem. My internet appears to be working just fine, I can access web pages and ping Google.com (14ms), but I can't run speed tests. I was wondering about speed, so I googled ...
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Very low internet speed on Ubuntu 16.04

I have tried many solutions on online forums for this, but none helped. Under the same WiFi network, my mobile phone and other laptops running windows or Ubuntu get a speed of around 4mbps(...
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Extremely low downloading speed on ubuntu but good on windows

I have shifted from windows to ubuntu 17.04. I'm getting very low downloading speed on ubuntu. browsing speed is good but downloading is very slow max upto 10KB/s. While on windows it is 100-180 KB/s....
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internet very slow speedtest fails with socket errors

We changed ISP's recently, & I notice that the ubuntu computer is having a lot of difficulty now with the internet. It frequenly hangs in the middle of a download. When I visit speedtest.net on a ...
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Internet speed / Skype Video calling [closed]

I have unlimited internet 512Kbps for 24 hours. If I want to make a video call on skype all night long or at least 9-10 hours. 512Kbps is enough to running a video call without lose connection?
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Get current wireless download and upload speed on the command line [duplicate]

Is it possible to retrieve the current download speeds on my desktop? For example, if I were to download a file, the network card will report the speed that it's downloading the file at - I've seen it'...
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Can I download MULTIPLE youtube search results using youtube-dl?

I know how to download the result of one search query but is it possible to download results of more than 1 search queries at once? I was thinking pasting the urls separated by commas.
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Uget download speed is limited to 100 KBps! [closed]

I am trying to download 2.5 GB .iso file using uget, I sat the max download speed to 0, max connections to 16,but the max download speed that I got in uget is 100 kBps. I tested my connection using ...
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Can bonding two NIC give me double speed on LAN?

I have three PC, named A, B, S. A have one NIC 100 Mb/s, B is like A. S have two NIC, each one is 100 Mb/s. I use a 1 Gbs switch. All NICs of A, B, S are connected to switch. Now a write a tool in ...
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installation of Aspera connect fails

I have recently installed Aspera connect plugin in firefox for downloading large packages at faster rate, but since last few days, i am unable to download any package or file using Aspera connect ...
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Help - Command/Script to calculate WiFi speed and save

Hello to all the community Few days ago, I asked the community to help me create a script. #!/bin/bash date=$(date --iso-8601=seconds) printf 'TIME (s)\tSIGNAL STRENGTH (dBm)\t\tTxBITRATE (MBit/s)\...
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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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[rtl8723be]Windows 10 gives 15Mbps download speed while Ubuntu 15.10 gives 5 Mbps [duplicate]

I am running a dualboot setup on my Lenovo Flex2 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. I am on the rtlwifi - rtl8723be wireless card. While my wifi disconnect issue has been resolved, I have found out ...
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Ubuntu taking a long time (if it doesn't fail) from http://releases.ubuntu.com/, but downloads fast and fine from a provided mirror

So here is what is going on: I am trying to download Ubuntu in a shell script, and used their releases page (releases.ubuntu.com) as it was the first Ubuntu download url I found. Well, it was slow ...
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How to see current interface/wifi speed

I can see the download and upload speed for all interfaces using glances. In the network section we can see the Rx/s and Tx/s columns where I can see the value in Mbps. However I want to store this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow download speed

I was downloading a pdf file once, its size is only around 1 MB, and I've noticed how slow the download speed is, varying from 10 kB/s to 3 kB/s and it then becomes 0 kB/s. How can I solve this. My ...
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How can I boost my download speed for the softwares I download from ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I have a lan connection with average download speed of about 5-6 MBps. But ubuntu software centre doesn't download at that speed. I even checked my speed by downloading from other sources but they ...
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Download Manager With Slow Download Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I have got a wireless connection to the internet. I have got two operating systems, one of them is Ubuntu 14.04 and the other one is Windows 7. My problem is, the downloading speed of the Ubuntu is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow ethernet connection (40 kbytes/s)

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I have very slow internet. The download speed is very slow (around 35-45 kbytes/s). This is with wired ethernet. Windows didn't have this issue.
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question about applications for downloading applications [duplicate]

Is there any free application that performs better than Ubuntu Software Center in downloading applications regarding the downloading speed and the ability to pause and resume? Or can I improve the ...
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Why is wget still shipped as the default download manger, whereas there's richer apps [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connections downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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Is it possible to have multi-thread cURL with Flashgot in Ubuntu?

I have found here that there is a multi-thread version of cURL downloader. How to install it and can it be used with Flashgot? I am not looking for other multi-thread downloaders, I already have ...
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My Ubuntu used to go fast, recently it started going slow, any helpful tips? [duplicate]

Okay, it used to go fast, just like it should, but yesterday, everything started to slow drastically. It's gotten to the point I can't even watch an entire episode of something on Hulu without the ...