On 01/08/07, Michael Watterson <ei9feb at eircom.net> wrote:
> Though strangely on Kubuntu Fiesty Fawn I appear to be missing traceroute.
> When I try to add the obvious by apt-get install traceroute it finds it
> but times on on download
> Using the GUI package manager it has a little "unbuntu" icon and is
> available, but package manager insisted that it can't be downloaded.
Ubuntu have replaced traceroute with tracepath in the base system.
traceroute-nanog is another variant of traceroute, but if you can
connect to download from your repos, that probably won't work either.
Have you tried other sources?
> Seems strange I can do this on XP and not Linux or have they renamed it
> since my UNIX days?
> MS can't spell they call it tracert
tracert is a hark back to the 8 character limit on filenames I would imagine.
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