2004-03-02 Fedora Tips 47:
Have you ever wanted to see what your download speed or network connection speed is?
Well if you are running a gnome desktop you can. Simply install netmon_applet.
It is available from the main site or a rpm I made — download
This has been submitted to Fedora Core — here, where you can get the src rpm etc.
rpm -ivh netmon_applet-0.4-0.fdr.1.i386.rpmto install and then right click your gnome panel > "Add to Panel" > "Internet" > "Netmon". You might need to log out and in again for the option to show up.
Customise it's look by right clicking the icon, once it is loaded.
Without it's "eth0" label:
- submitted by Gavin Henry