Linux Traceroute

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Linux traceroute

The traceroute command is a network troubleshooting utility which helps us to determine number of hops and packets travelling path required to reach a destination.

Note: If you don't have traceroute utility installed in your system, use the following command to install it,

sudo apt-get install inetutils-traceroute

Now, let's see an example.

Syntax:

traceroute <destination> 

Exmaple:

traceroute javatpoint.com 

Linux traceroute