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traceroute is a network diagnostic tool that displays the path that a packet takes in going from an initial IP address to final one. It also measures length of time that it takes the packets to hop from one IP address to another as it goes from the initial IP address to the final one.

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"sudo apt-get install traceroute" showing error

Im using Ubuntu 20.04 in the VM and trying to install traceroute. However, I tried the following ways: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install traceroute which shows the "E: dpkg was interrupted,...
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Traceroute shows request timeout message with stars

When I try to run traceroute in my Ubuntu Virtual Machine (Oracle) it only shows the first hop(self hop) and then it shows * * * and request timed out message traceroute to www.amazon.in (108.158.254....
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sudo traceroute -n . Not working

I tried to run a traceroute command "sudo traceroute -n www.google.com" in my Ubuntu guest machine in an Oracle Virtual Box. it displays this message traceroute: invalid option -- 'n' Try '...
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Traceroute and mtr command are not working

grace@DESKTOP-PTDHEDF:~$ sudo traceroute -m3 8.8.8.8 traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 3 hops max 1 * * * 2 * * * 3 * * * Tried the following steps but the result still the same. ...
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No route to host in one direction

I am able to ssh from one host in Mexico to another in New Jersey, but when I start the ssh from the New Jersey host going to the same Mexico host, I get "no route to host". While ...
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Failed to fetch archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe

I am running Ubuntu version 20.04.2, when I try to run any sudo apt-get install [] it gives me the same 3 errors. 1.Err:1 Temporary failure resolving 'ro.archive.ubuntu.com' 2.E: Failed to fetch http:/...
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How to connect pc to internet and directly to NAS using different interfaces

My goal is to connect my PC and my NAS directly using two USB to 5 Gbe adapters and both of them to a switch that has internet access via 1Gbe NICs. So the initial setup was: QNAP TS-431P connected ...
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Why I cannot connect to MongoDB from outside while I have set its IP to 0.0.0.0 with no firewall?

First netstat -nltp output displays: tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:27017 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 1235/mongod So it seems that MongoDB is running on port 27017 and accept ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot ping internet - two NICs

I'm currently having issues accessing the internet on my Ubuntu 18.04 server. The server has TWO NICs enabled. I can ping the default gateway and internal IPs, but I cannot ping any external IP. I ...
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how to install traceroute

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done net-tools is already the newest version (1.60-26ubuntu1). The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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What is the difference between traceroute and mtr?

I was working with someone on a project and I noticed they were using mtr (My Trace Route) instead of traceroute, is there some advantage to this? Why would they use that other tool instead?
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Can somebody help me to understand what is happening with this traceroute?

The internet on my laptop continually disconnects randomly. I stay connected to the wireless network but lose access to the web. I suspect it may have something to do with my Pi-hole which is also the ...
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traceroute is not showing ip's instead it showing stars

I have installed traceroute in my ubuntu 18.04. Now when I want to trace a website's ip route then in the first line it shows a ip (may be my ip address) but in the fext following address it prints ...
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traceroute is not installing on ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I tried to use traceroute for my networking project. But whenever I tried to install traceroute it shows that Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Traceroute method to print the route that packets follow to a network host

Is there a particular traceroute method/options to print the route that packets follow to a network host, include showing the possible proxy servers and a network tap that installed on the link ...
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Newer versions of traceroute have limited functionality

Running traceroute 1.9.4 on 8.8.8.8 shows traceroute -m 30 -q 1 -w 3 -A 8.8.8.8 traceroute: invalid option -- 'A' Try 'traceroute --help' or 'traceroute --usage' for more information. However the ...
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Linux Call Trace

I'm currently facing an issue where in the boot sequence the computer stops booting. This occurs randomly! It always gets stuck on the same place (below). I can't really understand what this is ...
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tracepath and too many hops on ubuntu 16.04.1

I have got three Ubuntu servers (virtual) running in cloud, they all are sitting in the same virtual LAN and configured with similar specs. However when I run tracepath on those three hosts to a ...
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How to install traceroute in Linux?

I am currently taking a Controlled Assessment, and this is one of the tasks. Make sure that you have the program traceroute installed. (Install it if necessary.) I went on https://www.codeground....
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OpenVPN - Linux client could not access internet, routing issue

I installed OpenVPN server quite a while a go with the gateway option that all internet traffic get routed through. It works fine for client machine like Windows and my Android phone, but same Open ...
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How to run the traceroute command in linux?

My GCSE coursework in linux is asking me to do this: Whenever I attempt it it says this: So do I just need to install the packages and it will work?
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Routing tables - Default gateway and traceroute discrepancy

I'm using 16.04 and having a discrepancy that appears to be slowing down the internet access for my machine. I'm on a PC and connecting to internet using a USB WIFI device instead of the ethernet ...
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MTR installation and configuration file

I apologise in advance as this is probably lack of knowledge on my part. But for the life of me and even consulting the all knowing google and man pages / help pages. I can find out where MTR is ...
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Allow only network connections but not connect to internet

I can do this by going to the network manager edit connections > myconn > ipv4 > routes and check "use this connection only for resources on its network" all this without inputing my sudoer ...
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Dual NIC for reverse NAT access

Need help with this goal: Internet <-- TP_LINK Router(192.168.0.1) <-- PC1(eth0:192.168.0.8) <-- PC2(eth0:192.168.0.81) When I use cable to connect PC2 eth1 to PC3 eth0, ...
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Multi gateway routing in ubuntu

I want to setup Multi gateway on my Ubuntu Machine. 1 for ethernet and another for USB tethering. After browsing, from the below reference https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki/...
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Why is there a limit of 10 in the -q argument of traceroute?

The -q argument of traceroute sets the number of probes to be used. On Linux systems it seems that this can only be up to 10. If a higher value is used traceroute returns. no more than 10 probes ...
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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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Can't ping my own local machine by IP address?

I have an Ubuntu machine named ci-server, with wired connection and fixed IP address of 192.168.0.214. When I ping by IP I get the following output: administrator@ci-server:~$ ping 192.168.0.214 ...
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packages cannot be authenticated! - traceroute

I am trying to install traceroute in ubuntu and I am getting the following message. sudo apt-get install traceroute Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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What are the significant differences between tracepath and traceroute?

I recently read a bit of an article on HowToGeek that has me scratching my head a little. I've got fairly little experience with Linux though, so forgive me if this is entry-level: "The ...
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Graphical Traceroute with Map from Repository

It seems like xt (xtraceroute) has been dropped from the repository, does anyone know of another graphical traceroute program in the main repos which draws maps? If not, then a loose deb package will ...
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