Speedtest - Command Line Interface for Testing Internet Bandwidth

Saturday, September 19, 2015


speedtest-cli is a command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net

Installation

pip / easy_install
pip install speedtest-cli
or
easy_install speedtest-cli

Github
pip install git+https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli.git
or
git clone https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli.git
python speedtest-cli/setup.py install

Just download (Like the way it used to be)
wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest_cli.py
chmod +x speedtest-cli
or
curl -Lo speedtest-cli https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest_cli.py
chmod +x speedtest-cli

Usage

$ speedtest-cli -h
usage: speedtest-cli [-h] [--bytes] [--share] [--simple] [--list]
                     [--server SERVER] [--mini MINI] [--source SOURCE]
                     [--timeout TIMEOUT] [--version]

Command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net.
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https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli

optional arguments:
  -h, --help         show this help message and exit
  --bytes            Display values in bytes instead of bits. Does not affect
                     the image generated by --share
  --share            Generate and provide a URL to the speedtest.net share
                     results image
  --simple           Suppress verbose output, only show basic information
  --list             Display a list of speedtest.net servers sorted by
                     distance
  --server SERVER    Specify a server ID to test against
  --mini MINI        URL of the Speedtest Mini server
  --source SOURCE    Source IP address to bind to
  --timeout TIMEOUT  HTTP timeout in seconds. Default 10
  --version          Show the version number and exit




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