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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No NETWORK for any Linux (guests) on Mac (host) with VirtualBox

In my company I have a mac hosting an official VirtualBox 4.3.22. There is an official guest Win7 with NAT-network configured and working. I tried any linux distro (Ubuntu 14.10, Kubuntu, Mint, ...
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Couldnot able to install anything

I tried to use sudo apt-get install its not working. So I did ping google.com it gave me ping: unknown host google.com I have net connection and I able to access Internet in browser. How ...
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How do I write an awk script that catch ping's time in seconds?

How can I make ping show ms and time in (seconds)? I found this script: $ ping google.com | awk 'BEGIN {FS="[=]|[ ]"} {print $11}' 16.8 16.8 15.7 18.8 How do I write an awk script which brings out ...
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Have internet connection but can't ping External sites

I have an Internet connection and can browse, but I can't ping the google DNS, ping 8.8.8.8 nor can I ping google.com Any ideas why this might occur?
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What is the difference between Pinging loopback address and pinging the system's IP address?

What I found was loopback tests whether the TCP/IP suite of our system is working properly or not and pinging our IP makes sure that NIC is working fine. This is okay but I wish to know its working ...
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watch internet connection thoguh shell

I just need to run a shell script when an internet connection is available. Is it possible to watch the internet connection arability through Shell scripting. ping google.com is the easy command to ...
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outbound networking not working any more on ubuntu 14.04

I changed my ip address of my ubuntu server from 192.168.86.13 to 192.168.86.1 and now I cannot even ping any ip addresses except the own. on the other hand I can connect with putty to the server ...
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Unable to go online but still able to ping, either with wlan0 or eth0

I have a Dell Inspiron 17 r 5737 with Ubuntu 14.10. Ar the moment, my laptop is able to connect both to eth0 and wlan0 connections, but I cannot go online with any browser, with apt-get or any other ...
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no network in ubuntu13 when virtal box is configured with bridged adpater

I am using Ubuntu 13 on virtual box with my host being Windows 8. My aim is I want to ping from host to guest or from any physical machine to guest (Ubuntu).I am able to ping from guest to host but ...
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Can ping but cannot wget on host with bridge interface

This is driving me mad, since I have spent the las two days trying to solve this. I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS with KVM and libvirt. I have two guests virtual machines: pfSense-2.2: virtio ...
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Is it possible to ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh?

I am trying to poke/ping a remote Linux machine without using ssh. Is there any other utilities to do this? Addition: It would be quite a lot of helpful if poke can be done without providing the ...
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browser unable to resolve host

I want to visit some websites, but I always get "unable to visit", unable to resolve the host. I tried ping, and I get: esolve@mypad:~$ ping http://www.santaihu.com/ ping: unknown host ...
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ping working but browsing not working in ubuntu 12.04

In the terminal, to ping to yahoo.com works well. - any website In the browser, to visit yahoo.com is not working. - any website 'telnet yahoo.com 80' is not working, too. When I reset the network, ...
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What non malicious uses are there for ping's flood (-f) option? [closed]

I have been reading up on common ways in which people attack each other on the internet through things like DDOS attacks etc, and how one would defend oneself from such attacks, and I have come across ...
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Can ping to other router subnet but cannot ping host to host

Using VMware, I set 2 hosts connected through a router. All 3 virtual computers run Ubuntu 14.10. Host A (eth2: 192.168.1.11/24) Router (eth2: 192.168.1.12/24) (eth3: 192.168.3.2/24) Host B (eth2: ...
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unresolved host / Upgrade 12 to 14 Ubuntu/ Net Connection fine through browser

I recently upgraded to 'Trusty' i.e. Ubuntu 14.04. I tried pinging google.com through the terminal. ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com I tried the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge ...
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Owncloud - ping - DNS

I am very inexperienced with command line and only trying to install owncloud. I have put Ubuntu Server 14.04 on an old 32 bit laptop (thinkpad Z61m). I am trying to install owncloud and have tried: ...
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Why does ping -f act like this?

ping -f -s 65500 ip_address I'm using this command to try a sample DoS attack. Generally cursor is progressing but sometimes cursor is blinking like this: Generally: What is the meaning of ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN “ping: sendmsg: Operation not permitted”

So, here it goes. I'm currently using the AnyConnect client to get connected to a VPN. However, since about three or four days ago, I keep getting this annoying error. When I connect I have access to ...
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I can't access the internet through my raspberry pi when connected through ssh [closed]

Proof of the error When I try ping 8.8.8.8 through SSH I get this: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. --- 8.8.8.8 ping statistics --- 3 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, ...
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Network Issues ubuntu server

I have a question in regards to network connectivity. I have a mac mini that is running ubuntu server 14.04 and I'm have difficulty not only using apt-get to update and download but for some reason ...
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I can SSH into the server remotely but the ubuntu 14.04 cannot ping the internet

I've tried pinging google as well as 8.8.8.8. Neither works. Results for cat /etc/network/interfaces The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback The primary network interface auto ...
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How to know who pinged me can we have any log file for this [duplicate]

I want to know who pinged me we have any log file for that one which recods ping records .
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Can't ping most urls [closed]

I am able to ping certain domains (like google.com, imgur.com), while most others I tried have 100% packet loss. For example, I can't ping dit.rs, b92.net, novosti.rs, they all have 100% packet loss. ...
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because iptables, I can not ping the server

I use the route hostonly virtual box The host I've done icmp the activation of data in and out with iptables and has been disabled IFW. and why I can not ping a host, but I do a ping to a virtual ...
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Can't reach my server from another network

setting up my own server lead me to a problem, that i can't solve on my own. My server is a 'Ubuntu-server 14.04.1' and is located behind a 'FR!TZBox 7390'. My ipv4-adress is projected on a ...
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14.10 Cannot ping www.google.com

I have a relatively fresh install of ubuntu 14.10. I am currently not able to ping www.google.com but I can successfully do ping 8.8.8.8 and I can successfully ssh into the machine from another ...
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Unable to ping computer with hostname

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 hostname is myserver. On other computers, avahi-discover shows myserver.local under IPv6 but not under IPv4. If I disable IPv6 in /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf, sometimes I ...
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Can't ping my ubuntu pc from Windows 7 pc

Windows 7 Ipadress: 192.168.1.3 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Default gateway: 192.168.1.1 Ubuntu 14.10 eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1a:4d:49:69:70 inet ...
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Ubuntu server drop ping for specified interface

I am searching for a possibility to drop the ping packets for my ppp0 interface, but allow them for eth0. I use ufw know that i can reject ping by changing lines in /etc/ufw/before.rules But thats ...
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(Ubuntu Server 14.10) Cannot connect to wireless [duplicate]

I just recently acquire a computer that had windows on it, and the wireless worked fine. I installed Ubuntu, removing windows. Having started it for the first time, I find that I am unable to connect ...
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Can't open or ping my ISP's authentication page only from my linux machine

SCENARIO I just got a new internet connection. It's a fiber optic connection connected to a modem to which my linux computer is connected to through ethernet cable. To get internet access I have to ...
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Ping Adress IPV6 [closed]

Please, how to ping between the two machines (have IPV6 addresses)? Thanks a lot.
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How to remote access Aster express through ubuntu?

I am using latest version of Aster express edition form Teradata and configured, which is run only in windows so create a virtual machine of windows on my Ubuntu machine, and its perfectly working in ...
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Can browse internet but can't update Ubuntu 14.04

Using wifi connection or 3G connection I can access Internet but when I'm trying to install updates through the software updater it says no Internet connection. When I try ping google.com it also ...
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Weird result when a host becomes reachable during ping

So check this out... "gw" is defined in my hosts file. My machine is .2. When I start to ping, .1 has yet to complete a reboot. When it becomes reachable again, strangeness--the ping is alleged to ...
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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. ...