speedometer - measure and display the rate of data across a network connection

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name speedometer
Package version 2.8
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 74 B
Download size 15.07 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Monitor network traffic or speed/progress of a file transfer. The
program can be used for cases like:
- how long it will take for 38 MiB transfer to finish
- how quickly is another transfer going
- how fast is the upstream on this ADSL line
- how fast is data written to a filesystem.


Package Version Architecture Repository
speedometer_2.8-1_all.deb 2.8 all Ubuntu Universe
speedometer - - -


Name Value
python >= 2.3
python-urwid >=


Type URL
Binary Package speedometer_2.8-1_all.deb
Source Package speedometer

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install speedometer deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install speedometer




2011-12-09 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
[Jari Aalto]
* New upstream release
- Linear scale (Closes: #415397).
* debian/copyright
- (Format): Update URL.
* debian/rules
- (get-changelog): Add more commentary.
* debian/upstream.changelog
- Update.
[tony mancill]
* Add python-setuptools to Build-Depends
2011-04-21 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Fix Python 2.5.4 DeprecationWarning: The popen2 module is deprecated
(Closes: #583573).
* debian/compat
- Update to 8.
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): Update to debhelper 8.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.2.
* debian/copyright
- Update to DEP5.
- (Files: *): Correct license to LGPL 2.1.
* debian/*.mk
- Minor updates.
* debian/speedometer.1.pod
- (top level): Proper starting comment.
- (DESCRIPTION): Improve documentation to note that
traffic must be generated (Closes: #583576).
- (EXAMPLES): Adjust indentation.
- (SEE ALSO): Add more programs.
- (AUTHORS): Adjust wording.
* debian/rules
- (PKGDIR): New.
- (get-changelog): New.
- Cleanup rules handled by dh(1).
2010-02-22 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
- (Depends): Update to python-urwid (>=, because (0.9.9) is
not compatible (Closes: #569070). Update to debhelper 7.1 due to
oveerrides in debian/rules
- (Standards-Version): update to 3.8.4.
* debian/rules:
- (binary-indep): Remove unused commands.
- (install): remove target.
- (override_dh_auto_install): New target.
- (.PHONY): cleanup targets.
2009-12-19 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Move to packaging format: 3.0 (quilt).
* debian/clean
- Move content from 'rules' for dh(1) to use.
* debian/compat
- Update to 7.
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): update to debhelper 7.
- (Description): convert examples to bullets.
- (Depends): add ${misc:Depends} for debhelper,
add version to dependency python-urwid (>= 0.9.1).
- (Standards-Version): update to 3.8.3
* debian/copyright
- (GPL): Use FSF URL (FSF recommendation).
* debian/rules
- Remove rules obsoleted by dh(1).
* debian/source/format
- New file.
* debian/speedometer.1
- Delete file generated from *.pod source (see debian/rules::man).
* debian/speedometer.manpages
- Move content from 'rules' for dh(1) to use.
2008-10-18 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version. (Closes: #473420).
* debian/changelog
- Adjust indentation and layout.
- Change time to ISO 8601 notation.
* debian/control
- (Vcs-*): New fields.
- (Homepage): move to separate field.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.8.0.
2007-01-13 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
speedometer (2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #404671)

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spellutils_0.7-7_i386.deb Utilities to spell-check selectively
spew_1.0.8-1build2_i386.deb I/O performance measurement and load generation tool
spf-milter-python_0.8.18-2_all.deb RFC 4408 compliant SPF Milter for Sendmail and Postfix
spf-tools-perl_2.9.0-4_all.deb SPF tools (spfquery, spfd) based on the Mail::SPF Perl module
spf-tools-python_2.0.12t-1_all.deb sender policy framework (SPF) tools for Python
spfquery_1.2.10-6build1_i386.deb query SPF (Sender Policy Framework) to validate mail senders
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sphinx-voxforge-lm-en_0.1.1~daily20130301-0ubuntu1_all.deb English sphinx language model built from Voxforge audio corpus
sphinxbase-utils_0.8+5prealpha-2ubuntu1_i386.deb Speech recognition tool - development files
sphinxcontrib-autoprogram_0.1.2-1_all.deb automated documentation of CLI programs for Sphinx (Python 2)