Monitoring ADSL speeds?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Feb 20 04:04:57 UTC 2007

neil.linux wrote:
> Wulfy wrote:
>> Lokeey wrote:
>>> if you want to get fancy you can install super karmaba and get themes
>>> at <>
>>> or install gkrellm and get these from
>>> <>
>> I tried with Superkaramba, but they all seemed to put the widget on
>> the desktop (like wallpaper) rather than in the tray.
>> I'll have a look at Gkrellm...  thanks.  :@)
> If you are looking at the upload/download speed then try Knetdockapp in
> the Universe repository. It sit sin the system tray and can monitor EthX
> (ethernet), WlanX (wireless), localhost and no doubt any other network
> configuration you may have.
> It measures in B/s which I assume is Bytes per Second. You need to
> multiply by 1024 to get bits per second unless my maths is as confused
> as the rest of my day has been so far ;-)

A bit; my day hasn't been much better. :)  There are eight bits (binary
digits ; 0 or 1) in a byte.  1024 bytes in a kilobyte, kilobytes in a
megabyte, etc.

Matthew Flaschen

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