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Old 08-30-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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Post What exactly does traceroute do?


I'm reading an instructional Linux book and I came across a command named 'traceroute'. From what the book says it seems that it might be the same command as ping. Is it? Or does it do something different?

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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread should be closed because it is a duplicate of http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...do-4175424809/.
 
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