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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...