QSpeedTest is a tool with GUI built with QT and C++ that allows users to evaluate the performance of their ISP internet connection as well as their LAN access. The tool will try to run some automated pings and speed tests to various target servers.
In this page we will see how to use this tool under Ubuntu. The installation is simple, just follow these instructions:
Open the terminal and run this sequence of commands:
wget -O qspeedtest_linux_i686_rev52.tar.gz http://goo.gl/ZwKk3
sudo tar -xzvf qspeedtest_linux_i686_rev52.tar.gz -C /usr/local/bin
You can now start QSpeedTest with this command: