Install gping on Raspberry Pi

Install gping on Raspberry Pi

The ping command allows to determine whether a network host is reachable by sending ICMP echo requests to a host. The gping is a command line tool that is similar to the ping command, except gping shows results in graphical format.

This tutorial demonstrates how to install gping on Raspberry Pi.

Install gping

Use SSH to connect to Raspberry Pi. Run the following command to download GPG key and add it to a list of the trusted keys:

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Add Azlux’s repository:

echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list

Update the package lists:

sudo apt update

Install gping:

sudo apt install -y gping

Once installation is completed, we can check gping version:

gping --version

Testing gping

Execute the gping command and give a host as argument:

Display ping results in graph using gping on Raspberry Pi

To quit gping, press CTRL+C.

Uninstall gping

If you decided to completely remove gping, execute the following command:

sudo apt purge --autoremove -y gping

Remove GPG key and repository:

sudo apt-key del 0312D8E6
sudo rm -rf /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list

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