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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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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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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Why can't I hear audible pings?

The ping manual says that ping -a will generate audible pings, but when I try this no sound is made. What am I doing wrong?
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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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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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A “failed to fetch” error occurs when apt-get update is run. How do I fix this?

Contrary to the note above, I haven't found the answer to my problem. I have read almost a dozen apt-get update questions, most from askubuntu.com, with "failed to fetch" errors and tried the ...
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Ping for 4 times

Usually I use ping to check my internet connection. In windows, if I use: ping google.com I get only 4 information ping, but on Ubuntu, if I use that command, the ping can' stop until I stop it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu machine not responding to ping from Windows machine on same network

I want to fix this because it seems the reason why I cannot share ubuntu folders with my Windows machine. Windows 7 machine network configuration: IP: 192.168.2.2 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: ...
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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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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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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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What does “ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available” mean?

I had an intermittent issue (which resolves itself spontaneously, after using a different connection for a while) that caused Internet requests to fail, with one particular wireless network. After ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 Adress IPV6 [closed]

Please, how to ping between the two machines (have IPV6 addresses)? Thanks a lot.
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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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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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Why can't my machine resolve local windows hostnames?

When I ping any local windows hostname from my Ubuntu machine I get "unable to resolve host", but when I ping from a windows machine it works fine. Why would this be? OS: Ubuntu 10.04 Samba & ...
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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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How to command “Ping” display time and date of ping

When I ping I have this display: > ping -i 4 www.google.fr 64 bytes from wi-in-f94.1e100.net (173.194.67.94): icmp_seq=503 ttl=46 time=45.5 ms ....... ....... 64 bytes from wi-in-f94.1e100.net ...