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How to install traceroute on Ubuntu 18.04?

Here is How to install traceroute on Ubuntu 18.04? and Trace the route taken by packets over an IPv4/IPv6 network.

What is Traceroute?

Traceroute tracks the route packets taken from an IP network on their way to a given host. It utilizes the IP protocol’s time to live (TTL) field and attempts to elicit an ICMP TIME_EXCEEDED response from each gateway along the path to the host. See traceroute(8) in the manual of your system for more info.

Information about apt-get install

Apt-get is the command-line tool for handling packages, and may be considered the user’s “back-end” to other tools using the APT library. It is a user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on Debian, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions

How to install traceroute on Ubuntu 18.04?

First of all update the Ubuntu system with the following command:

sudo apt-get update

Install traceroute with the following command:

sudo apt-get install traceroute

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