the strangest thing about mtr is probably that it seems to work only with a desktop-terminal.

not an ssh-terminal 😀

What is MTR?

mtr combines the functionality of the ‚traceroute‘ and ‚ping‘ programs in a single network diagnostic tool.

As mtr starts, it investigates the network connection between the host mtr runs on and a user-specified destination host. After it determines the address of each network hop between the machines, it sends a sequence ICMP ECHO requests to each one to determine the quality of the link to each machine. As it does this, it prints running statistics about each machine.

manpage:

mtr.man.txt

cool:

there is an web online based version at https://mtr.guru/…. that does traceroute from different countries to your server:

Links:

http://bitwizard.nl/mtr/

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