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Advanced ping program

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Aping

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Aping (Advanced ping program) is a network ping utility written entirely in the Python programming language, which in addition to the standard ping program can execute four types of ICMP probes (pings): echo request (the standard ping), timestamp request, address mask request, and information request.

Aping was initially written by Kantor A. Zsolt kantorzsolt@yahoo.com. This is a project that started in 2007. In 2018 was Overtaken and maintained by Emmanuel Arias emmanuelarias30@gmail.com

The project homepage is: http://www.nongnu.org/aping

Development webpage is: https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/Aping

Readme file for Aping

The program license is described in COPYING The program documentation license is described in COPYING-DOCS

REQUIREMENTS:

Some kind of GNU/Linux distribution Python version 2.3 or higher installed (the C implementation)

INSTALLATION:

If you read this I think you have already extracted the tarball. Aping needs no additional installation or configuration, just download, extract and run it from a terminal.

INSTALLATION via setup.py or pip

You can install aping doing:

git clone https://github.com/eamanu/Aping/Aping.py
cd Aping
python setup.py install

or via pip:

pip install ApingTool

USAGE:

Aping is a non-interactive command line interface application. So you must to use Aping options to talk with the program. Open a terminal/shell go in the directory where Aping was extracted and for a list of options use the -h or
--help commands (eg. ./aping.py --help), or enter in the manual directory and type: man ./Aping.1 to see a more detailed description of the options

New Usage

If you install Aping via pip or setup.py you can just run:

sudo ping aping 8.8.8.8

CONTACT:

If you have some comments, suggestions or a patch send to: The author personal e-mail address: kantorzsolt@yahoo.com or The maintainer personal e-mail address: emmanuelarias30@gmail.com

TODO LIST

Please, take a look at TODO.md file

Contribution

Please, read CONTRIBUTING.md for contributions.

Thanks!

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