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[edit] Description

Traceroute prints the route packets take to a network host. It displays each network hop and the time taken to reach it.

Traceroute is similar to tracepath, but offers more options and with some options requires superuser priviledges to run.

[edit] Packages

source: traceroute

binary: traceroute

[edit] Usage Examples

Find out the route the packets take from your machine to **:

# traceroute

[edit] Links

[traceroute man page](/development/documentation/man_pages/traceroute.html)

[edit] See Also