Find ethernet speed in linux operating system

Find ethernet speed in linux operating system

As a linux administrator it is very essential to know how to find ethernet speed of linux box. We can determine the Ethernet speed of the linux machine using ethtool command. All the data flow in the intranet and internet is happening via ethernet cable. ethernet cable works under physical layer in OSI layer model. It transmits the data in 0’s and 1’s manner.

Find ethernet speed in linux operating system
Syntax:

#ethtool <Options> <Ethernet interface>

Command to find ethernet speed in linux

#ethtool eth0

The Ethernet speed of the linux box is marked in bold manner.

Find ethernet speed in linux operating system

The above image clearly states that ethernet speed of the Linux operating system in “100Mb/s”. This is way to find the ethernet speed in linux operating system.




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