The ping command can be used to determine if 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 displays results in graphical format.
This tutorial explains how to install gping on Ubuntu 20.04.
Download GPG key and add it to a list of the trusted keys. Add Azlux’s repository and update the package lists.
wget -qO - https://azlux.fr/repo.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://packages.azlux.fr/debian/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/azlux.list sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y gping
When installation is finished, we can check gping version:
gping command and provide a host as argument.
Press CTRL+C, to exit gping.
If you want to completely remove gping, run 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