Installing a network trace utility

This recipe installs the network trace utility My traceroute (mtr).

The mtr utility is often used for network troubleshooting. The utility displays the route that network packets take between the Raspberry Pi and another computer. The display is refreshed continuously displaying the time it takes network packets to travel between each device along the route between the two computers. By use mrt, you can see which devices along the network route are the slowest.

After completing this recipe, you will be able to trace network packets with mrt.

Getting ready


An Initial Setup or Basic Networking setup for the Raspberry Pi that has been powered on. You have also logged in as the user pi (see the recipes ...

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