Test internet bandwidth using https://www.speedtest.net.
Speedtest.net is a web service for testing your broadband connection by downloading a file from a nearby speedtest.net server on the web. This tool allows you to access the service from the command line.
Speedtest mini is a version of the Speedtest.net server that you can host locally.
Usage: speedtest-cli [OPTION...]
Displays usage for the tool.
Do not perform download test
Do not perform upload test
Only use a single connection instead of multiple. This simulates a typical file transfer.
Display values in bytes instead of bits. Does not affect the image generated by --share, nor output from --json or --csv
Generate and provide a URL to the speedtest.net share results image, not displayed with --csv
Suppress verbose output, only show basic information
Suppress verbose output, only show basic information in CSV format. Speeds listed in bit/s and not affected by --bytes
Single character delimiter to use in CSV output. Default ","
Print CSV headers
Suppress verbose output, only show basic information in JSON format. Speeds listed in bit/s and not affected by --bytes
Display a list of speedtest.net servers sorted by distance
Specify a server ID to test against. Can be supplied multiple times
Exclude a server from selection. Can be supplied multiple times
URL of the Speedtest Mini server
Source IP address to bind to
HTTP timeout in seconds. Default 10
Use HTTPS instead of HTTP when communicating with speedtest.net operated servers
Do not pre allocate upload data. Pre allocation is enabled by default to improve upload performance. To support systems with insufficient memory, use this option to avoid a MemoryError
Show the version number and exit
Automatically find closest server and start testing
Specify testing against server 1491
speedtest-cli --server 1491
Testing against Speedtest Mini
speedtest-cli --mini 172.18.66.1
Please file issues on the Github bug tracker: https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli
This manual page was written by Jonathan Carter <email@example.com> Speedtest-cli was written by Matt Martz <firstname.lastname@example.org>