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Does anybody know which command I can use in my Linux console, to check what the speed of the network of a costumer is? I have the network IP and gateway, is there anything I can do to perform a line check to see what the up and Down speed is with a Linux command?

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testing the download speed is usually quite easy, just download a big file with curl and see the speed column.

if you need upload speeds as well, there is a nice python script called 'tespeed':

https://github.com/Janhouse/tespeed

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Here is an example: wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test

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