Posted on Monday 13th April 2020
Using the following via a cronjob and echoing output to a file you can monitor your download speed over tiMe. This is only a basic, crude test.
#!bin/bash wget --output-document=/dev/null http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip 2>&1| grep -o "[0-9.]\+ [KM]*B/s" |\ ( DATE=$(date +%Y-%m-%d-%H:%M:%S) while read LINE do echo "$DATE $LINE" done )