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Last updated on 2019-07-16

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 Foris 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 you Internet connection. You can use a timetable to choose hours to run it.

timetable

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 and mobile application.