How to use the MTR command on Linux?
It is very easy to use the MTR command through the Terminal on your Linux computer. Just follow these 3 steps:
- First, you need to be an administrator. That means to have a Linux account with sudo privileges.
- Second, you will need to install it. The MTR command is not pre-installed like other popular commands. The package name is “mtr”. For that purpose, you will need to execute one of the following commands, depending on your Linux distro:
Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, and others based on Ubuntu or Debian:
sudo apt-get install mtr
Red Hat, CentOS, and Fedora:
sudo yum install mtr
Arch Linux, Manjaro Linux, and other Arch-based:
pacman -Sy pacman -S mtr
- Third, use the basic MTR command or combine it with some of the options that you have for it. See the complete list of options below.
Basic MTR command:
*Change the domain name with the one you want.
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