Howto check connection speed

Al Gordon runlevel7 at
Wed Sep 21 20:02:19 UTC 2005

On 9/21/05, Piltdownster <piltdownster at> wrote:
> How can you check the connection speed of dialup and broadband connections?
> I guess their must be a straightforward command somewhere.

Not sure if this is what you're looking for, but:
bwm or bwm-ng is good at showing you what bandwidth you're using. 
Install it, run it, then go download a large file (like Sun's Java
JRE) and watch bwm-ng's output.


  -- AL --

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