Download and upload speed

by cardsurf
UUID: download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf
Score: 5
Last edited: 3 weeks ago
Last commit: 9875cae3f59ca1e3e1c5a0ecf7f1a7d3fb2167dc

Shows usage of a network interface

Download and upload speed

An applet that shows usage of a network interface for Linux Mint Cinnamon


  • Shows current download and upload speed
  • Shows a hover popup with total amount of data downloaded and uploaded
  • Opens a terminal with list of current Internet connections on a left mouse click.
    Closes the terminal on the next mouse click.
  • Shows data limit usage
    • Displays a percentage of data limit usage as a circle or text
    • Invokes a command when the data limit exceeded
  • Customizable
    • Two GUI types
    • Show average speed per second or amount of data transferred
    • Display values as multiples of bytes or bits
    • Enable or disable a hover popup
    • Customize a command used to list current Internet connections


Download zip archive


  1. Extract .zip archive to ~/.local/share/cinnamon/applets
  2. Enable the applet in Cinnammon settings


To specify a network interface:

  1. Right click on the applet
  2. From "Network interface" submenu click on a network interface

Source code

Browse the source of the applet in the original repository.
Browse the source of the applet in the Linux Mint Cinnamon applets repository.

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Atikur Rahman Chitholian
It does not add newly created interfaces in the list (without restart or re-add the applet in the panel); i.e. when I attach my android phone with USB tethering, it creates a new network interface but this applet then does not show this new interface in the interface chooser.
Please update with this feature.