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Downloads of v 1.2.0:


Last Update:

30 Oct 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ookla


speedtest internet bandwidth network speed test net ping latency

Speedtest by Ookla

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1.2.0 | Updated: 30 Oct 2023



Downloads of v 1.2.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Ookla

Speedtest by Ookla 1.2.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Speedtest by Ookla, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Speedtest by Ookla, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Speedtest by Ookla, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade speedtest -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade speedtest -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install speedtest
    name: speedtest
    version: '1.2.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'speedtest' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.2.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller speedtest
    Name     = "speedtest"
    Version  = "1.2.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'speedtest':
  ensure   => '1.2.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 31 Oct 2023.


Speedtest CLI screenshot

Speedtest CLI by Ookla® brings trusted technology and a global server network to your command line, offering a robust way to measure internet connection performance metrics. Ideal for developers, system administrators, and computer enthusiasts, this package allows you to run tests without the need for a web browser.

Key Features

  • Measure download, upload, latency, and packet loss.
  • Test on various platforms including Linux desktops and Raspberry Pi.
  • Automate performance data collection with scripts.
  • Output results in CSV, JSONL, or JSON formats.

Package Parameters

Command-line options for installer configuration:

  • /InstallDir:PATH Specify the installation directory.
  • /StartMenuShortcut Create a Start Menu shortcut.


  • Install with a Start Menu shortcut:
    choco install speedtest --params "/StartMenuShortcut"
  • Install in a custom directory:
    choco install speedtest --params "/InstallDir:C:\speedtest"

Default Parameters

By default, the package:

  • Installs in the Chocolatey tools directory.
  • Does not create a Start Menu shortcut.

[CmdletBinding()] # Enables -Debug parameter for troubleshooting
param ()

# Set vars to the script and the parent path
$ScriptPath = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$ParentPath = Split-Path -Parent $ScriptPath

# Import the UpdateChocolateyPackage function
. (Join-Path $ParentPath 'Chocolatey-Package-Updater.ps1')

# Create a hash table to store package information
$packageInfo = @{
    PackageName   = "speedtest"                                                                                     # Package name
    ScrapeUrl     = ''                                                            # URL to scrape for version number
    ScrapePattern = '(?<=ookla-speedtest-)[\d.]+(?=-win64\.zip)'                                                    # Regex pattern to match version number
    FileUrl       = "{VERSION}"                     # URL to download the file from

# Call the UpdateChocolateyPackage function and pass the hash table
UpdateChocolateyPackage @packageInfo
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir = [System.IO.Path]::GetDirectoryName($MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$PackageParameters = Get-PackageParameters

# Parameters
$installDir = if ($PackageParameters.InstallDir) { $PackageParameters.InstallDir } else { $toolsDir }

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    unzipLocation = $installDir
    version       = "1.2.0"
    url           = "${VERSION}"
    checksum      = "13E3D888B845D301A556419E31F14AB9BFF57E3F06089EF2FD3BDC9BA6841EFA"
    checksumType  = "sha256"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$targetPath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($installDir, 'speedtest.exe')

# Add StartMenu shortcut
if ($PackageParameters.StartMenuShortcut) {
    Write-Output "Adding Start Menu shortcut..."
    $programsPath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($env:ProgramData, 'Microsoft', 'Windows', 'Start Menu', 'Programs')
    $programsFilePath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($programsPath, 'Speedtest CLI.lnk')
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $programsFilePath -TargetPath $targetPath
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

# Define the Start Menu shortcut path
$programsPath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($env:ProgramData, 'Microsoft', 'Windows', 'Start Menu', 'Programs')
$programsFilePath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($programsPath, 'Speedtest CLI.lnk')

# Remove StartMenu shortcut if it exists
if (Test-Path $programsFilePath) {
    Write-Output "Removing Start Menu shortcut..."
    Remove-Item -Path $programsFilePath -Force
} else {
    Write-Output "Start Menu shortcut not found. Skipping removal."

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Speedtest by Ookla 83526 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
Speedtest by Ookla 1.1.1 1475 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
Speedtest by Ookla 47154 Thursday, July 22, 2021 Approved
Speedtest by Ookla 360741 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Approved
Speedtest by Ookla 1.0.0 1792 Friday, May 15, 2020 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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