Install SpeedTest-CLI on Raspberry Pi


Test your internet speed from a terminal!
Are you familiar with This tool is created by the same team.
This version is much newer than the speedtest-cli package available in the repositories.

To run: Menu -> Internet -> Run Speedtest
To run in a terminal: speedtest

Fortunately, SpeedTest-CLI is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install SpeedTest-CLI.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bookworm.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3, Pi 4, and Pi5.
SpeedTest-CLI will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install SpeedTest-CLI

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install SpeedTest-CLI.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Internet category.

Now scroll down to find SpeedTest-CLI in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install SpeedTest-CLI for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at