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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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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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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My Ubuntu Server 12.04 box cannot ping my ADSL modem

My Ubuntu Server (12.04) box doesn't ping my ADSL modem. I've setup a simple network which connects a XP box, a Ubuntu Server box and an ADSL modem. The XP box pings the Ubuntu Server and the ADSL ...
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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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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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Cannot ping localhost after a half day of uptime

This just started like 4 or 5 days ago. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, and after about 12 hours of uptime it seems the loopback device just stops working. If I do an ifconfig, it looks like it's ...
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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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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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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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My network disconnects and reconnects all the time

Every few minutes my internet connection fails and then reconnects automatically, though the Network indicator never changes. I can post some logs if needed, I just don't know what, any help would be ...
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Windows xp able to ping ubuntu but not vice versa

I am trying to get both my virtual machines to ping each other. My first virtual machine is running on Ubuntu (brdige connection, using a external network adapter) IP: 192.168.1.148, my second virtual ...
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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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Ping between guest VMs in VirtualBox

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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OpenVPN seems to connect, yet connect ping anything on the other side

I have installed OpenVPN on my Ubuntu 14.04.04 machine with the intension to connect to the VPN server at work. Before I connect my route tables look like this: root@chuck-ham-pc:/# route -n Kernel ...
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cannot ping localhost

I am not able to ping localhost ashish@ashishk:~$ ping localhost PING localhost (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- localhost ping statistics --- 16 packets transmitted, 0 ...
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Network connection hangs after 6-8 pings

Ubuntu 15.04 System76 Serval Linksys EA3500 Weird problem. Brand new system. Configured eth0 for static IP. Managed via Network-Manager. When the connection first starts it works and pings succeed ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ping long response

When i do ping google.com i have: 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=900 ttl=57 time=694 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: icmp_seq=901 ttl=57 time=1150 ms 64 bytes from 173.194.113.193: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot ping any computers on LAN

I havem't been able to find a straight forward answer on this yet. I'm hoping people here are able to help! Keep in mind that I'm a complete beginner at this - this is the first installation i've ...
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Stateless auto configuration IPv6 in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04. i heard that ethernet interface automatically get a link local address but in my ubuntu box it's not getting link local address. Command ifconfig -a output Link ...
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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 ...
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Strange ping result?

I'm new here. I just would like how this is done? Here's the scenario of events: I was pinging randomly some no-ip adresses(i just imagine an adress and ping it) Every thing is fine, most of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SSH and ping times out, router setting?

I have a somewhat strange problem. SSH and ping times out. tracepath and wget works. Both SSH and ping works when I use a VPN-connection(trough a different server). What could this be? Is it ...
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Ping works but MTR fails

I have been using MTR in the past to check for packet loss in my ISP connection. Now the ISP made some change and mtr example.com reports ~90% packet loss while regular ping example.com consistently ...
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Can 'ping' but cannot 'traceroute' to WAN target

In a troubleshooting effort, I have the [mis]opportunity to expand my experience into the packet'y aspect of TCP networking. I am new at this - this is something I'd like to learn more about, ...
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From laptop to Raspberry Pi: ssh: No route to host, ping: Destination Host Unreachable ; works from PC

I have a laptop, raspberry and a PC on network. PC and raspberry can ping each other and connect with SSH. But my laptop can't connect to others: ping: arian@arian-N56VM:~$ ping -c5 192.168.1.100 ...
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Virtual Machine can not ping to internet but still use apt-get update?

I'm installing VMware version 11 on Windows 7 Pro to create Virtual machines. VMs is running Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is I can not ping from the virtual machines to the Internet (8.8.8.8). but still ...