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  1. #1

    determine linux network speed

    Hi i'm a linux newbie

    please tell me , is there any command to find out the network speed in a linux machine

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    HI Vicky123,

    You could try the command tcpdump -i ethx where x must be replaced with the ethenet number on your Linux system. It should show the speed and link type.

    Hope it works out for you!

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    Is there a switch you can put somewhere in there? So it will only do just a few, instead of gooing on and on.
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    Use CODE tags when posting output of commands. Thank you.

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    I believe it's the -c flag you want for that.
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    You can use
    ethtool ethx
    for this.

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