ping is a command line tool/network utility often used to troubleshoot connectivity and network latency issues. PING is an acronym for Packet INternet Groper. Questions about the ping command should use this tag.

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Using arping command in ubuntu 12.04

I am configuring a pgpool instance to get a HA of postgresql services. I am following this configuration. I found a command and I ran it manually in my console: arping_cmd = 'arping -U $_IP_$ -w 1' ...
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Cannot ping KVM Windows guest from host only

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 machine which uses KVM to host a Windows guest. After a restart I am now unable to ping the Windows guest from the host machine, to confirm everything was working perfectly up ...
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No gateway ping in ubuntu and fedora, but ok on windows

I am facing a confusing problem. while using my home Wifi on ubuntu 14.04 amd64, my internet connection suddenly gives no response but in notification area it is shown as connected. I switched my ...
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Can't ping Arch Linux machine from Ubuntu Server

I have a server and a desktop. Server: OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 IP address: DHCP from Asus router, allocated by MAC address to 192.168.1.4 Connection: wired Ethernet, always on Desktop: OS: ...
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Ubuntu,browser can surf the internet, but I cannot ping

I am using ubuntu.I can use firefox in it to surf the internet properly,like google and any other websites.But I cannot use ping command .For example ,when I "ping www.google.com.hk", it get no ...
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Ping non-responsive, inspite of working internet connection

I am running on Ubuntu 12.10. And I am connected to a working, stable internet connection. I can browse using firefox and chrome. But when I try to run ping command in the terminal, no packets are ...
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How to test that my ubuntu is alive on network?

My question is , how to check that my ubuntu desktop is alive , if ping is disabled in firewall . What Methods help me to figure out the status of my Ubuntu ?
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adding plugin check_hping to nagios

I need to checking IP:PORT by ping, so I find out check_hping plugin to nagios. I'm trying to add it to the nagios core 4. ...
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packet loss in ping

I'm new to linux. Currently I have two ubuntu VMs on a Windows 8 host. I created two virtual networks for both VMs as below: 1-NAT : to use the windows 8 internet Two internal connections to connect ...
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Can't ping my own local machine by IP address?

I have an Ubuntu machine named ci-server, with wired connection and fixed IP address of 192.168.0.214. When I ping by IP I get the following output: administrator@ci-server:~$ ping 192.168.0.214 ...
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Set wildcard mask for ping

Is there a way to do a command like ping 10.0.0.0 0.255.255.255 (wildcard masks), without installing a program, or a similar way to ping every node within a specific network/subnet? I see something ...
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Why is my sequence is always 1?

On my Ubuntu server 12. 04 an usual ping response or result is PING 192.168.1.10 (192.168.1.10) 56(84) bytes of data. From 192.168.1.6 icmp_seq=10 Destination Host Unreachable From 192.168.1.6 ...
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Why does pinging work when you've shut down your Apache2 webserver?

I'm new to Apache and Linux/Ubuntu and generally interested in understanding all the processes going on. I just set up an Apache2 webserver on my Ubuntu 14.04 partition. I intend to run it as a local ...
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Lag spikes when playing games since upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04

I sometimes play games (Awesomenauts, CS:GO,...) on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 last week the gameplay of all of my internet games suffers from lags every view minutes. ...
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Synergy works one way only?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 machines connected to the university network. One is a desktop and the other a X230t Lenovo laptop. They are both wired(eth0) to the same network. I am trying to get ...
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How do I configure a machine to respond or not respond to ping requests?

How can I manage my Ubuntu machine so it doesn't (or does) respond to PING (ICMP ECHO_REQUEST - type 8) requests? Normally almost all computers in a LAN network respond to ping with an ICMP ...
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How to increase pinging rate?

Is there a way to increase the pinging rate on Ubuntu 10.04 ? ping routerIP Thanks.
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3 virtual machines running ubuntu. vm1,vm2,vm3, vm2 as router, only vm1 has internet

I have 3 ubuntu Virtualbox virtual machines labled vm1,vm2,vm3. I would like only vm1 to have access to the internet. I would like vm2 to act as a router between vm1 and 3. So I can ping vm3 from vm1 ...
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no more ping no more internet

When my notebook was getting too slow I installed Ubuntu 13.10 also on my desktop. Initially the desktop worked fine but when I tried to connect to my modem the computer froze and since then I couldn ...
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Multi hop ping in ubuntu 12.04LTS

I have 4 static IP's (10.42.43.1, 10.42.43.2, 10.42.43.3, 10.42.43.4) in 4 different systems. the system with IP 10.42.43.1 can ping 10.42.43.2 and the system with IP 10.42.43.2 can ping 10.42.43.4 ...
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Can't ping machine on LAN from 1 out of 3 Kubuntus

I have three Kubuntu systems running, one 12.04 and two 13.10. I have an HP MediaVault (a network attached storage device) on my LAN. On the 12.04 and one of the 13.10's, I can ping hpmediavault; on ...
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Why ping -f command needs sudo privileges?

When i tried to use ping -f ipaddress command in Ubuntu for testing my system , It fails with a message : ping: cannot flood; minimal interval, allowed for user, is 200ms When i type man ping and ...
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How to monitor, who is pinging me?

Is there a way to know who is pinging my PC on my network. Is it possible to monitor all ICMP packets , how can i do that ?
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How can i ping a Computer or a Printer using its Mac address?

Suppose I have a printer in my network has a Mac Address : 11:22:33:44:55:66 . Is there a way i can ping it to see if its up or down using its Mac address ? Any Help ?
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I can not ping microsoft.com but can open it using browser

I can not ping microsoft.com but can open it through Firefox. I am using 12.04LTS. I am able to ping all other websites.
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can not ping google using proxy

I am using a proxy to connect to internet. I can use firefox and software center. but can not ping google. when I try it says ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com I have tried with ip ...
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Differences between ping and ping -c 3 option

I would like to know what the differences between using the commands : ping -c 3 www.google.com and ping www.google.com Any help or information is appreciated. Thanks!
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Cannot access ubuntu from windows

I cannot access my ubuntu shared folders and I cannot ping it too (from windows). In ubuntu, I have smbd and nmbd services started. The ubuntu machine can be seen in the windows Network directory. The ...
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Block ping from a particular IP address

My server is Ubuntu 12.04:-> IP 192.168.56.100 I have a client Ubuntu 13.04:-> IP 192.168.56.101 I have to block the ping from client to server So I wrote the IPTABLE rule. iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 ...
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ping: unknown host

Since few days, my dedicated server (Ubuntu 13.04) is no longer able to ping or connect to my NAS through DNS (hostname -> kr1.synology.me ) . The IP address ( 178.83.88.248 ) address against , is ...
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ping multiple IP's using bash?

I have 10 IP numbers which I have to ping daily for checking , How I can do that by using BASH script. So that I can automate that task by using cron. I want BASH script only. Thank you.
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A script to ping a group of IPs and return with just the Online?

I need a script that ping a group of ips and return as a result the online one , it will echo for example 10.10.10.10 is online 10.10.10.11 is online 10.10.10.15 is online Without using any ...
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How to know a mac address for a Node knowing its IP on local network? [duplicate]

Is there a way to ping an IP , and know the PC mac address of this IP ? For exapmle in my network there is a printer which has the ip 192.168.1.99 (dynamic) , i need to its mac address to give it a ...
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how do you withdraw statistics from website using ping option in Terminal?

Simple question how do you ping using terminal for example Google and get back the statistics of it? I mean packets transmitted packets lost ttl etc. because I tried different options using ping ...
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Unable to Ping From Ubuntu Server 12.04 Terminal

I used mode_switch and was able to connect my 3G USB dongle with Internet, i am also able to download that data, but unfortunately i am not able to Ping any Website Any Suggestion ?? No pinging of ...
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Server not accessible from some subnets

I am having a problem with Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS that is it is not accessible from one specific subnet. It is not pingable nor the services are accessible. Scenario is as follows: Ubuntu IP ...
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Unable to connect windows server 2008

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.3 x64 and Windows 8 x64 (dual boot) and my organization has a server running on Windows Server 2008. My problem is that I am able to ping and connect to our ...
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Can't ping any websites, but can access websites through browser

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 running on the newest version of Macbook Pro (dual boot). I'm using wireless connection to access websites through the Chrome browser and it works. But ping doesn't work. For ...
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Ping IP or URL from different IP with same Ubuntu

how to ping a IP or URL from different location or IP with same Ubuntu PC . I want access same IP or URL from the same Ubuntu PC but not with same system IP every time . thank you.
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connect to servers behind a proxy for FTP and ping

I connect to servers behind a proxy (127.0.0.1:3000) via connect proxy for ssh and scp connections. When I try to connect to FTP servers or ping any server, they do not work. How do I configure FTP to ...
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Problem Connecting to Wired Network

I just installed Ubuntu Desktop on a brand new Dell computer that had windows installed on it. I have the ethernet plugged in, but it does not connect to the internet. I get an IP address. It has ...
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Is there any GUI based software for Pinging multiple IP address at a time in Linux?

Is there any GUI based software for Pinging multiple IP address at a time in Linux? Such tools are available in Windows. Graphical tool will be good and easy to use than command based one. Thank you ...
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Ping works , but unable to do ssh

I disabled the firewall with sudo ufw disable, I can ping the server, the server can ping me but I can't ssh to it: root@ubuntu:/home/acme# ssh 192.168.1.6 ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.6 port 22: ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 - Reverse DNS issue - slow ping interval but normal ping value

i'm running ubuntu 12.04.3 x86 desktop in my corporation environment. I join the corp domain by Likewise open. But when I ping another pc, say hostname is pc-test, "ping pc-test" or "ping ...
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Internet extremelly slow UBUNTU 13.04 Alfa Awus036h

I have a peculiar problem. Presently I have Win7, Backtrack 5r3, and freshly installed Ubuntu 13.04. I have Alfa Awus036h as my 2nd usb Wifi card. Both backtrack and this new Ubuntu recognize it ...
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How to ping an IDN domain with its non-ASCII name?

For all I see, I cannot ping (or dig) IDN domain names using their non-ASCII names, only their ASCII 'backend' with xn-- prefix. I am about to add several such names to the configuration of a DNS ...
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I can ping IP address but can not ping hostname

My address: user@pc1:~$ ifconfig eth0 |grep "inet " inet addr:192.168.2.10 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 I can ping this address user@pc1:~$ ping -c 1 192.168.2.11 PING ...
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Can't reach PC over network until it pings me

I have two Ubuntu PC's in my setup. PC A is wired into the home router. PC B is wireless. When I reboot PC A, I can't ping PC B until PC B pings PC A. After that it works just fine. Also I think ...
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Unable to get ping output to text file

Below is my script to store the ping result on a text file, but the result stored in the output file is not complete, it is missing the last statement where ping stats are shown. Can anyone help in ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 wifi issues (realtek 8188ce) [duplicate]

I have ping issues meaning that my ping is normal but I get lag spikes, ping reaching 500-600ms. I suspect there is something wrong with the drivers because on windows there is no problem. Also I have ...