iputils-tracepath - Tools to trace the network path to a remote host

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename iputils-tracepath_20121221-5ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Package name iputils-tracepath
Package version 20121221
Package release 5ubuntu2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category net
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 31.99 KB
Installed size 113.00 KB
The tracepath utility is similar to the traceroute utility, but also
attempts to discover the MTU of the path.
This package also includes tracepath6 and traceroute6 utilities, which
may be used on IPv6 networks.


Package Version Architecture Repository
iputils-tracepath_20121221-5ubuntu2_i386.deb 20121221 i386 Ubuntu Main
iputils-tracepath - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libcap2 >= 2.10


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package iputils-tracepath_20121221-5ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Source Package iputils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install iputils-tracepath deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install iputils-tracepath




2014-05-07 - St├ęphane Graber <stgraber@ubuntu.com>
iputils (3:20121221-5ubuntu2) utopic; urgency=medium
* Mark ping and ping6 setuid again as there's currently no good ways
to have capabilities be kept in all our images. (LP: #1302192)
2014-04-28 - Michael Vogt <michael.vogt@ubuntu.com>
iputils (3:20121221-5ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian unstable.  Remaining changes:
- Support cross-building.  
2014-02-01 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Improve management of capabilities.
* Set capabilities on all binaries.
* Invalidate ping's DNS cache when a response comes from a new host
(e.g.  when processing an error message) (Closes: 732186, 736470)
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5 (no changes)
2014-01-09 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
iputils (3:20121221-4ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium
* Resynchronise with Debian.  Remaining changes:
- Support cross-building.
2013-12-12 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Cache DNS lookup results. (Closes: 109709)
* Move the dependency on libcap2-bin to a Recommends instead, to avoid
depending on a lower priority package.
* Fix a typo in flood ping output. (Closes: 698287)
* arping: When using -c, exit immediately if the specified number of
queries are answered. (Closes: 686944)
* Fix return hops counting in tracepath and tracepath6. (Closes: 629075)
2013-12-09 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add build-depends on libgnutls-openssl-dev (Closes: 731561)
* Fix arping and ping postinst scripts to better handle cases
where capabilities aren't supported. (Closes: 731764)
* Update debian/copyright to reflect the removal of the advertising
clause from the UC Berkeley copyright statements. (Closes: 725470)
2013-12-08 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Silence erroneous "kernel is not very fresh" warnings. (Closes: 709052)
* Cherry pick revision 608419a7 from upstream for traceroute 
max-hops options
* Cherry pick revision cec404067 from upstream for tracepath, tracepath6 
minor bugfixes
* Enable the CAP_NET_RAW capability and strip the setuid bit on ping and
ping6 binaries if possible.
* Bump standards version to (No changes needed.)
2013-05-16 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
iputils (3:20121221-1ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low
* Resynchronise with Debian.  Remaining changes:
- Support cross-building.
2013-05-14 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Replace libsysfs-dev with libcap-dev in build-deps (Closes: 627650, 609853)
* Replace libssl-dev with gnutls-dev in build-deps
* Remove obsolete debian/patches/fix-dead-host-ping-stats.diff
* Remove obsolete debian/patches/add-icmp-return-codes.diff
* Remove obsolete patch cleanup-docbook-formatting.diff
* Remove obsolete patch fix_rfc4620_nodeinfo_queries
2012-10-02 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
iputils (3:20101006-3ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low
* Resynchronise with Debian.  Remaining changes:
- Support cross-building.

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