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What is NetMetr?⚓︎

NetMetr is a tool for measuring the actual quality of Internet access services, such as download and upload speed and latency. It allows users to perform thorough and detailed testing and get comprehensive information not only about the status of their particular connection, but also analyze previous measurements and especially measurements of other participants. All data (excluding personal data) and source codes are released on the Open Source principle.

Installation & first run⚓︎

To use NetMetr on Turris device proceed in these steps:

  1. Install NetMetr package using Updater tab in reForis web interface
  2. After successful installation new NetMetr tab will appear
  3. Click Start test button to start a new test

Automated run⚓︎

NetMetr could be also started automatically to periodically benchmark your Internet connection. You can use a timetable to choose hours to run it.


When autostarted, NetMetr is not started in the exact times stated above, instead it uses a few minute random wait to load balance the server.

Collected data⚓︎

NetMetr server stores your measurements linked to the device so that you can view all the past measurements on its website. To view your results you have to enter Sync code which is displayed in NetMetr Foris tab.

All the data are – after proper anonymization – also shared on NetMetr map and as an open data.

Other NetMetr apps⚓︎

The NetMetr is also available as a web application and as a mobile application on Google Play and App Store

Last update: 2021-09-20