Knowing The Connection Speed

Asked by chintalvaady on 2008-12-23

Hi Friends,
I have sunscribed to a Broadband internet connection which provides dynamic ip i wanna know "Are there any ways to know the connection speed thro ubuntu"...

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Andrew (and471) said : #1

On your panel, you need to find the icon that represents the Network Manager. It should look like one computer behind another and when hovered over, should say 'Wired/Wirelss Network Connection',

Right click on the icon once you have found it and select 'Connection Information', then a window should appear telling you information about the connection and next to 'Speed' it should say the speed of the connection.

Hope this Helps

chintalvaady (cmraghavendran) said : #2

It says the speed is 100 Mbps but i don't think i experience that high speed,,,,so tell me how to know the exact speed

Best Guillermo Belli (glock24) said : #3

You can also use gkrellm (look for it in synaptic), which among other things, will show you the network transfer speed.

Ariel Cabral (acabral1961) said : #4

If you want to see the actual speed (or bandwidth)that your provider gives to you, you must try with

chintalvaady (cmraghavendran) said : #5

Thanks Guillermo Belli, that solved my question.

Guillermo Belli (glock24) said : #6

You're welcome.