Download and upload speed

UUID: download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf
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Shows usage of a network interface

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Download and upload speed

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

Features

  • 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

Download zip archive

Installation

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

Usage

To specify a network interface:

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

Source code

Browse the source of the applet in the original repository.

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16 Comments

denispr
denispr-2 months ago
Thanks for this great applet. Just one request : if not too complicated, it would be nice if there was an option to automatically display the defaultroute interface. At present time, each time I start my computer an connect to the internet, I have to reselect ppp0 as the displayed interface.
martinubuntulinux
martinubuntulinux-2 months ago
# ci-°u°
saffrontsunami
saffrontsunami-2 months ago
Superb functioning and very helpful app. Helped to understand & optimize usage of some softwares. Initial install was not OK in Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon 64, it resulted in error messages (file missing) Had to transfer all files into a .local/ ----- directory before it started functioning. But now it is working fine. Superb job, thanks a ton to the author. (Used over ethernet, wifi, both, over a week+ ; the alarm-notifications did not apply to me)
BluesFu
BluesFu-3 months ago
It works well ,but it has a warning in cinnamon applet . May should fix some bugs or do something to solve it? And I thins the netspeed ending with "/s" may be better.
ameyabee
ameyabee-9 months ago
absolutely fantastic! love the look and configuration capabilities!
ledufff
ledufff-11 months ago
Works as expected on debian
yochananmarqos
yochananmarqos-1 year ago
Error on Cinnamon 3.8: error t=2018-04-28T09:49:05Z [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: assignment to undeclared variable last_char [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: Failed to evaluate 'main' function on applet: download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf/43 error t=2018-04-28T09:49:05Z [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: Applet download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf: Could not create applet object. [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: Error importing applet.js from download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf
©TriMoon™
©TriMoon™-1 year ago
PS im using Debian 9.x (testing)
©TriMoon™
©TriMoon™-1 year ago
Same here: error t=2018-08-29T16:15:54Z Could not find setting key 'network_interface' for xlet download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf error t=2018-08-29T16:15:54Z Could not find setting key 'network_interface' for xlet download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf error t=2018-08-29T16:15:54Z [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: assignment to undeclared variable last_char [download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf]: Failed to evaluate 'main' function on applet: download-and-upload-speed@cardsurf/45 Im uninstalling it untill fixed...
Vinícius Santana
I also can't get it to work... there's a exclamation point on the applets list.
Vinícius Santana
Nvm, it worked.
Bruno Gonçalves
Bruno Gonçalves-1 year ago
Can I add the option to monitor all network cards at the same time and display the sum of them?
I just can not get it to work ! Any help/suggestions would be appreciated.
D.Leks
D.Leks -2 years ago
Hello, it worked fine on 1080p, however, when trying to use it on 4k with Double DPI scaling in MINT it scales the tray bar really ugly... When removing the applet everything is back to normal http://imgur.com/a/8P7zm If you could come up with something, it would be super awesome!
FreeVP
FreeVP-2 years ago
How to settings an applet? That showed only "kB", didn't show "B", "MB", "GB", "TB". How to make alignment on the right edge? Thank you!!!
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.