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Old 01-24-2016, 12:34 PM   #1
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why "ping" command not exist on Debian Jessie x64 by default?

$ /bin/p
pidof ps pwd

$ /usr/sbin/p
pam-auth-update pppdump pwck
pam_getenv pppoe-discovery pwconv
pam_timestamp_check pppstats pwunconv
paperconfig psad
pppd psadwatchd

I installed "inetutils-tools" and "inetutils-ping" for solve this problem.

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Old 01-24-2016, 12:40 PM   #2
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I installed "inetutils-tools" and "inetutils-ping" for solve this program.
why "ping" command not exist on Debian Jessie x64 by default?
It all depends on the distro, as far as I think...
I assume a real home desktop to have little use for ping...
So, you installed it afterwards, good for you
By the way - wrap code and such in proper tags makes things easier to read...

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That is odd, because on my installs, they've all had ping installed by default. What options are you selecting in the task selection stage of install?


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