Questions tagged [ping]

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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What the heck is happened to my router? [closed]

I go play a game called "Mine craft", its unplayable. super Laggy and uncomfortable. my ping is going up and down (up to 18396ms its world record!!!), going up and down and sometimes i disconnect to ...
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Intermitent ethernet connection, Destination Host Unreachable on ping 1/3 of the time

I'm having intermitent issues connecting to the internet only when connecting my DELL XPS 15 through a wired connection. These are very fast "working not working status" as you can see by the ping ...
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Getting a constant accuracy for a ping-like command

very simple and naïve question here, I'm trying to mesure some RTTs with a reasonnable accuracy. The Ubuntu ping command provides a pretty good mesure with a 10µs accuracy. but only when the total RTT ...
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Browser stuck “loading” a website, and “ping google.com” in terminal hangs

Basically, I can't connect to the internet even though I have an ethernet connection active, using my 16.04 LTS on ThinkServer. Started happening a couple days ago. I can connect to my router 192.168....
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Cannot ping domainnames, only ip's

i'm running Ubuntu Server 18.04.4 LTS I'm able to ping 1.1.1.1 and 8.8.8.8 etc. but cannot ping domainnames. I tried many things but i can't seem to solve this issue. therefore i'm not able to update ...
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Can't ping Ubuntu Server 18.04 ⟷ router

I have to create a virtual server as a school project using a VM. I chose Ubuntu 18.04. The project includes 2 routers and 3 PCs. One PC is my laptop, the other two are virtual ones like the 2 routers....
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Ping specific web addresses?

I'm making a bash script to ping a certain web address. The problem is, when I say: ping https://www.dictionary.com/browse/word then ping says ping: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/word: Name or ...
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Internet connection working on one laptop, not on another one, until restarting router. WHY? - ubuntu 18

I have two laptops with the same ubuntu version, and almost the same software installed. I have been using them lenghtly with the same home wifi and external wifi with no problem of connection of any ...
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Can't ping Brother HL-L2390DW on Ubuntu 18.04

I just got a Brother HL=L2390DW Printer/Scanner and installed the drivers on the Brother website. Here's what I have: # dpkg -l |grep Brother ii brscan-skey 0.2.4-1 amd64 Brother Linux scanner ...
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I can only ping google and ubuntu

I am using ubuntu-server 19.10 and I can only ping (from what I have tried) google.com, youtube.com and ubuntu.com. I however cannot ping, wget or git clone from github.com, cnet.com, duckduckgo.com, ...
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Bridged network does not seem to brodcast, or I cannot ping an IP on a different subnet through the bridge

Scenario - I have an Ubuntu 14 system that I installed GNS3 on. My local subnet on eth0 is 192.168.2.30. virbr0 and virbr1 exists and are assigned 192.168.122.1 and 192.168.100.1 respectively. I am ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Server causes entire LAN to flap intermittently when connected

Machine: Dell Precision T5600 Server OS: Ubuntu 16.04 Server Programs running: Eve-ng, Apache web server on port 591 instead of 80 I've ruled out the following: -- No conflicting IP's on the (3 ...
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Ubuntu 18 not replying on ping from another network

I’m struggling with an issue on one Ubuntu server 18.04.1 LTS. This server has IP 192.168.0.2 on network 192.168.0.0/24. This server is pingable (and accessible) from all devices from that network. ...
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Setup ping reply

I have Ubuntu machine running on AWS cloud. System not replies to ping from Interet side. How to enable this? I have Enabled UDP port 7 in inbound rule, but this not helped. Content of /etc/ufw/...
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Unable to connect frtom ubuntu to windows

we can access files from windows to ubuntu . but when we connect through softwares , it shows unable to connect. Please advice what to do for solving this?
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Wifi working but ethernet connection is not working (Error: Destination net unreachable)

I had to install a virtual machine on Virtual box. Initially, both Ethernet as well as WiFi were working. Somehow, I messed up the network configurations of virtual machine. After that I was unable ...
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Network unreachable, but Google is reachable

So I have this problem on both my Ubuntu 18.04. (On Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th Gen) and my Ipod Touch 7. On both systems I can connected to my Speedlink 5501 Router via Wifi, but apparently only Google ...
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Slow ping from ubuntu 18.04 vs. Windows 10

I recently set up dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop in a home local network. I also have a small server (Ubuntu Server 18.04 running on a NUC). All are on wired ethernet. From the ...
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run continuous ping at startup

I'd like to have a script running in the background, which pings a remote host every 10 seconds or so. The script looks something like this: nohup ping -i 10 www.google.com & I'm able to ...
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Why I can't ping anything using this Ubuntu machine?

I am not so into Linux and I have the following problem I have an Ubuntu 18.04 VM that is in the network of a client that is unable to perform ping. I have tried to perform: ping 8.8.8.8 I ...
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Can't ping Windows hostname after restart

I've got two laptops each with the same version of Kubuntu (19.10), both installed less than a month from each other. By following advice elsewhere on this site, I managed to set them up to see a ...
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VMware Ubuntu 18.04 Can't ping 8.8.8.8 with static ip

Sorry for posting the configuration as an image! I am new to so I might has misconfigured something here. I have configured my netplan like so in vmware: network: version: 2 renderer: networkd ...
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Netplan VLANs and no ICMP-reply

I don’t understand why some configured tagged vlans on my 18.04 LTS desktop don’r reply on ping. I’ve completely disabled NetworkManager, systemd-networkd is running and enabled. Here is my config; ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 - Can’t ping to server from another computer

I made a VMWare virtual machine on an old laptop I am currently using as a server. I set up Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS, set up OpenSSH, and UFW. I can ping to my computer and to my router, however, when ...
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Unable to ping local WIndows PC

Whenever I run ping WindowsPCName, it starts pinging IP address 218.93.250.18. Yet nmblookup WindowsPCName resolves into the correct IP address. Both Ubuntu and Windows PCs are on the same LAN. How ...
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Why is ping failing in ubuntu 19.10? (seems related to IPv6)

Trying ping dynazu.com gives: joel@laptop:~$ sudo ping dynazu.com PING dynazu.com(2600:3c01::f03c:92ff:fe3b:2efa) 56 data bytes and never completes... Ifconfig gives: joel@laptop:~$ ifconfig -a ...
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unable to ping guest 10.0.2.15 on host

I am beginner of ubuntu, and i have installed ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer, then installed Vagrant by following steps sudo apt-get install virtualbox sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant box ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS using ping command leads to all sessions closed

My server version is Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. When I use ping command, all the sessions will be closed immediately and terminal returned socket error 10053. However,it is normal when I ping the valid ...
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ICMP is not getting disabled

I am trying to disable ICMP services. For this the following configuration lines have been added into the /etc/sysctl.conf file net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_all = 1 net.ipv4....
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Can't ping gateway. Randomly switches between working and not working

I connected to a new Wifi network 2 days ago. Worked fine. All of a sudden I had no internet access. I pinged google and got temporary failure in name resolution. I pinged my gateway and got no ...
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Can't reach interface after adding second one

I have the following scenario: CLIENT (itf1: 192.168.2.2) SERVER (itf1: 192.168.1.254 (with GW), itf2: 192.168.2.254) Since I added the itf2 to the SERVER I can't ping itf1 from the CLIENT. Ping ...
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SSH on ubuntu 18.04.3 wont connect unless I ping the address

I have 2 raspberry pi which I used to connect from windows via PuTTy. I did not experienced any problems (I cant guarantee though, because few times I also couldnt connect). Since I use Ubuntu 18.04....
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ping is not working

I have 3 VMs hadoop-masterTest, hadoop-slave1Test, hadoop-slave2Test, each one contains ubuntu server 18.04 . this is the ping report : slave1 can ping to : master, slave1, slav2 slave2 can ping to :...
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Cannot ssh into a computer, unless i get pinged from it

I have several computers running on a local wifi. All are running ubuntu 18.04 and have static ip adresses defined in netplan. I regulary turn some of the computers on and off, and this problem occurs:...
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Lubuntu 16.04 I can't ping my router via WiFi, but can do it with Ethernet

I have Lubuntu 16.04. I can ping whatever via Ethernet. WiFi does obtain IP, but I can't ping 192.168.10.1 which is the same router as for Ethernet sudo rout -n: 0.0.0.0 192.168.10.1 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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Trigger failed ping to Telegram Bot or Channel

I just got the basic command from this website too #!/bin/bash # Program name: pingall.sh date cat list.txt | while read output do ping -c 1 "$output" > /dev/null if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Can't ping my ubuntu 18.04 from Windows machines using FQDN

I have been trying to connect an Ubuntu 18.04 system to a windows network at work. Once installed, I have tried pinging the Ubuntu machine from a Windows machine and vice versa. The windows machine ...
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Can't ping Windows hostname

I can neither ping nor access Windows 7 Samba shares through the hostname. As recommended at (inter alia) can not ping by host name for some computers, I have edited /etc/nsswitch.conf to include ...
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how to ping ip address of the connected access point?

could someone give me the command. I cannot find the command. Also where can I find the access point address? is it can be found from iwconfig access point? Lastly how can I know if it replies back ...
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Cannot ping past gateway

My wifi is connected but I cannot access the Internet irrespective of the network to which I connect. I can ping the gateway but cannot ping 8.8.8.8 (Google's DNS) which shows: Destination Net ...
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PING - TTL changes from 64 to 128 and back

I'm having an issue with an Ubuntu 18 LTS server where I cannot SSH to the server. I'm connecting to a Ubuntu server via Putty SSH and have 1 router hop between my windows jump server and the ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 randomly stops responding to PING

So I have been having an issue with a new Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 LTS. I've re-installed the OS multiple times and it has the same problem. I feel like I'm just missing something. Any help you can ...
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Why does ping return .1 and .10?

this is not really a problem, but I'd like to know the reason behind this behavior. When I ping any IP (eg 8.8.8.8) I get: ... 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=23283 ttl=120 time=50.4 ms 64 bytes ...
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PC (Ubuntu 18.04.01 Server Edition) and laptop (VMware Ubuntu 18.04.01 Server Edition) linked via cable: ping works only one-way

In order to understand how to eventually make a beowulf cluster, I tried, following this reading Building a simple Beowulf cluster with Ubuntu to link my PC with Ubuntu 18.04.01 Server Edition with my ...
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update, install, ping is not working in 16.04lts. can't open lock file

on, sudo apt-get install x : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
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When I ping my network address the loopback interface answers

On my computer if I ping the address associated to my network card (enp0s31f6 - 192.168.1.15) the loopback device will be the device from where the answer actually come. I know what the loopback ...
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How to disable IPv6 ping echo reply in Ubuntu 18.04

I want to disable IPv4/6 ping echo reply on my Ubuntu 18.04. For IPv4 I can do it with net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_all=1 in /etc/sysctl.conf. What is the IPv6 equivalent? Here is my ip6tables -nvL: ...
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Why can I successfully ping stats.nba.com and not stats.nba.com/stats

Very new to Unix and experimenting with a Digital Ocean droplet. Why can I successfully ping stats.nba.com whereas ping stats.nba.com results in ping: unknown host stats.nba.com/stats
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Log of lost internet connections

I am having a big problem with lost internet connections with my DSL. I would like to create a log to be able to show the technician when he comes next week. I have this. while true; do date >&...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VPN cannot ping window samba host-names but can resolve via IP

I am currently running ubuntu 18.04 box and I have configured pptpd to run a PPTP VPN server. I have followed this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PPTPServer I’ve tried configuring the ...

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