Measure your Internet Speed

Based on a recent Slashdot post, here's a simple way to measure your Internet speed. The project is on GitHub at, and to get the Python-based program, simply do this:

wget -O speedtest-cli
chmod +x speedtest-cli
Execute ./speedtest-cli --simple to get your results.
See ./speedtest-cli --help for details.

You can also try an HTML5 (no flash, no Java needed) Internet Speed test,

Hope this helps.