Wired and WIFI max bandwidth

Murat D. Kadirov md.kadirov at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 03:39:32 UTC 2012

On 04.04.2012 08:37, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to find out whats the maximum bandwidth available both
> in wired and wifi connections available on my laptop running Ubuntu
> Desktop 11.10.
> 01:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285
> Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
> 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
> RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)
> Laptop Make/Model :-  Dell Vostro 3450

See iperf/netperf, which available from repo.
> Also is there a way to know if my wifi card is confirming to 802.11g
> or 802.11n standards.

$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

wlan0     IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:off/any 
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=19 dBm  
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off

My wifi card supports b/g/n standards (IEEE 802.11bgn)

For more information about net to witch you connected (or want to
connect) run:

sudo iwlist wlan0 scan

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