How to measure network latency, packet loss and jitter on Linux

If you experience quality issues on your network, you may want to look into monitoring your network to draw any clues about the issues. A tool called SmokePing comes handy in this case. SmokePing is one of the best network latency visualization tools available on Linux. For latency visualization, SmokePing relies on a list of […]
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How to ping a specific port of a remote host

ping is a networking utility used to test the reachability and round-trip time (RTT) delay of a remote host over Internet Protocol (IP). The ping utility does so by sending out a series of Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request packets to a remote host, and waiting for corresponding ICMP response packets from the […]
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