How to make a Speedtest on your Linux VPS

How to test the speed on his VPS? Speedtest CLI allows you to test the speed of the network connection of your VPS!

Of course, depending on the network load in which the host of your VPS is located, the results may change, but in normal times the reported should be close enough to the theoretical maximum speed.

Test Environment :

  • VDS-GAME-1 from FTH
  • OS: Ubuntu Server 16.04

We start by updating the server:
apt update && apt upgrade

We then install python-pip:
apt-get install python-pip

Then we install speedtest cli:
pip install speedtest-cli

And now, we just have to launch the utility:

Here we go! You have just installed a Speedtest on your Ubuntu VPS 16.04