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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Ubuntu 16 server edition 32bit: Can't ping internet, but can ping LAN

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 32bit Server Edition Computer: Intel Pentium 4 /2.4Ghz 32bit WirelessNetwork Card: Realtek Chipset/ TPLINK wireless N PCI adapter I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have been ...
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Can't ssh nor ping into and out of the system but internet is working

I'm new to Ubuntu. I just got a Odroid-C2 and I plan to use it as a Node.js server. I'm using the official Hardkernel Ubuntu Mate Image (should be version 16 or 14.x), and I need SSH Access to it. Not ...
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Change the size of a ping

I would like to change the default size of my ping, to be able to test the MTU on my link. How can I do that ?
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Certain domains (almost) not reachable

I have a weird problem. My internet connection works fine except for some domains. Two that I found so far: mendeley.com 9gag.com For some reason, their websites do not work in normal Firefox, but ...
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Ping request returns DUP! error with 8.8.8.8 server

If my information is correct, DUP! error, happenes when there is an IP conflict or simply when two devices respond together to ping request. But here the Google Public DNS itself returns DUP! ...
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Ping from subinterface

I have interface eth0:0 auto eth0:0 iface eth0:0 inet static address 192.168.2.96 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.2.1 and I try this: ping -I eth0:0 8.8.8.8 and I ...
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Ubuntu “guest-session” LAN issues (Kodi)

Hello ppl of Ubuntu ask: i was preparing my "pilot machine" for my students lab with a gamma services mounted in local servers, i set up the service they worked good until i transformed the ...
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Why Google ping (DNS server 8.8.8.8) in windows is faster than ubuntu 16.04 and Other Linux distribution?

I've read all the solutions regarding to similar problems existing in all the community and I've performed these options but none of theme work! I've checked the google ping both in linux and windows ...
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Access to my localhost from computers on the same network

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 I am connected to the VPN of my office I have Apache installed When I try to access to my localhost via the IP address of my computer, from another computer on ...
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Ubuntu ping results in 100% packet loss

I use ubuntu 15.10 and I can ping localhost, gateway (192.168.1.1) and 8.8.8.8 successfully, but I can't ping any other hostname/IP address(outside my network that is). It results in 100% packet loss. ...
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PING working one way

I am working with a virtual machine. I can ping the other machine from my "Router" but not able to ping back from the "client"? Can anyone help me in this regards.
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Networked computers can't ping each other

I have two networked computers in my home, Computer1 and Computer2. They share a printer (physically connected to Computer2) and public folders via Samba. Those shares are working fine. Computer1 runs ...
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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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Extra NIC extranet IP issues

For the question scroll down past italic font :) A quick recap: Started with FreeBSD but it was a pain to install on Hyper-V environment, then tried with CentOS, easy install but I found ...
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Can't access another Ubuntu on WAN. ssh,ping,tracepath,nmap all fail. How to fix?

My ubuntu system is connected to wireless network and I can access internet. I can ping 8.8.8.8 or google.com but I can't ping another Ubuntu system on the same wireless network. I tried ping, ssh, ...
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I can not ping webpage but can open it using browser

I have problem with webpage: http://webase.sk/. When I try to ping it there is no response ~$ ping webase.sk PING webase.sk (213.215.116.120) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- webase.sk ping statistics ---...
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How i can disable ping request in Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to disable ping request in Ubuntu 16.04 through Terminal. So another host in the network can not know about my system.
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what is the use of -U option in ping command?

I was learning ping command and their options. In ping -U option is used for full user to user latency. There is no difference for ping and ping -U option in output. $ ping google.com PING google....
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Checking internet connectivity in Ubuntu

This is perhaps a noob question. I want to check the status of my internet connection like we do in Windows with "ping 172.16.0.1 -t" where we know there's connection if we get a reply. Is there a ...
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Unable to ping hostname only IP address

I'm trying to connect to my linux server via the hostname for Samba. I'm have been able to access it with no problem then all of a sudden it stopped working. Here is what is happening. This is what I ...
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I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..?

I have 5 hosts which i need to ping if any one down i should be alerted through an email it is possible..? and it will be checked with every 20 minutes. can anyone help me.. Thanks in advance... i ...
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I need a script file for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not

I need to create a script for checking (ping) 3 ip address are working or not. using the crone tab and i do want to know how is it working. I was used a script using a test file, but i need to get the ...
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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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I Have to ping all the time to get stable connection to samba share folder server

Intel core I3 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Samba server configuration tool 1.2.63 I have share my folder to network from ubuntu machine. I want to accesses the folder using the IP address from windows 7 client....
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How to plot pinging results into a graph?

I need to find a way of plotting my pinging results into a graph for a project on my raspberrz PI. So ping 192.168.100.2 would display the replies and packet losses on a graph.
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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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Inherited Ubuntu server will not PING: What am I missing?

Update: It turns out, our in-house network suppresses pings. I demonstrated this by turning my phone into a hot-spot (thus changing my outbound gateway), connecting with a laptop, then pinging the ...
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Can't access to certain webs

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 and from the start I couldn't access certain websites (and their services). For example, I can't access spotify web (in various browsers, chrome gives "ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE")...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo apt-...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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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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nslookup finds ip, but ping doesnt

I know this looks like all the other "can ping via ip but not dns" questions, but those didnt really help me at all. Also, having hosts files in all machines is not doable as this server will ...
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How do I terminate a 'Ping' without closing the command terminal window?

When I use the 'Ping' command in a terminal window, how do I terminate the ping? I have pinged my router (192.168.1.1) and the results have displayed in the terminal window, but the program keeps ...
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TCP/IP Not Able To Ping To Computer

I've attempt to ping another computer on my network and I get 100% packet loss. On the other computer I can ping it, and it works. But, not the other way another. Is there a config file I need to edit?...
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Error “Unknown host” when using ping through VPN

I have vultr<.>com VPS. I installed ubuntu 14, installed VPN on it, and tried to connect to it. I connected successfully, but when I try to connect to the internet it does not work. Even: ping ...
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Everything but ssh does not connect over the internet

I am having trouble getting my Ubuntu server to connect to the internet. To be clear, LAN works perfectly. I am running 14.04 LTS. I cannot ping Google.com yet ssh works over the internet as well as ...
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Can ping timeout not count?

I am seeing some odd behavior which I cannot explain so maybe someone here can sher a light on this. When I execute ping -c 15 www.google.com I would expect 15 pings, taking 14 seconds since the ...
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Terminal command (ping) makes sound on fail/success

Is there a way to make the Ubuntu 14.04 terminal trigger a success or, if it fails to ping Google, a different sound, such as if the wifi goes down? If so, how would I do so on constant loop in the ...
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How to use timestamp option in ping

I noticed that there is a timestamp option -T in the ping help. But I don't know how to use it. I tried: ping www.google.com -T This is what I get: Invalid timestamp type What is the timestamp ...
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How to ping all the ip in LAN using Terminal?

I am trying to ping all the systems available in the local area network using terminal command. Can any one tell me how to do this?
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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One computer is not able to receive ARP replies (ping) in a local network

I have two computers connected via a router (modem), and I can't ping one from the other. I'm running ARP, TCP dump on both of them. The ARP requests from System 1 are getting passed on to system 2, ...
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ping windows computer to a ubuntu 14.04 PC both connected to a swich and both have their network configured but ping fails from either end

I have a windows 7 computer and an Ubuntu 14.04 Pc both connected to a switch and both have their network configured but ping fails from both ends with message 'Destination Host Unreachable'. Please ...
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Server w/ 2 nics/subnets. Only 1 accessible at once. broadcast and ssh needed on different nics

What I want to have: 1) I need the server to be able to broadcast a Wake-On-Lan Signal to the client network (10.121.1.0/24). 2) I need to access the server via its server ip 10.133.1.3 using ssh ...
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Wifi connected but no data transfer: “ping: sendmsg: No buffer space available”

I have a Desktop which runs on Windows XP and a laptop which runs in Ubuntu 12.04. Recently I have set up a wireless router in order to be able to access internet on my laptop through wifi. The ...
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can ping but cannot browse

OS = Ubuntu 15.04 Browser = chrome Problem: Unable to browse websites - i can only ping them Checked host files they are pointing to nameserver 192.168.10.20 (company DNS) - I had changed this ...
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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 (...
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Gateway Unreachable via ping but other computers can be seen

I have been struggling with this for 2 days now. I assumed this will be a quick switch over but turned out to be be anything but. I had the following setup. One wlan adapter setup to 2 IP's. One as ...
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Making copy of /bin/ping exectuable

I have copied my /usr/bin/ping file to another location (my home directory) with just a typical cp /bin/ping p command and then it stopped working, because the lack of permissions. Precisely: Ping:...
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How can we make use of netcat to determine if a machine is running a web, mail, or ssh server?

Without using the nmap program or ping, How can we make use of the netcat program (nc) to determine whether a particular machine is running web, mail or ssh services.