Advanced ping program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a project that started in 2007. In 2018 was Overtaken and maintained by Emmanuel Arias email@example.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
Some kind of GNU/Linux distribution Python version 2.3 or higher installed (the C implementation)
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
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
If you install Aping via pip or setup.py you can just run:
sudo ping aping 22.214.171.124
If you have some comments, suggestions or a patch send to: The author personal e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or The maintainer personal e-mail address: email@example.com
Please, take a look at TODO.md file
Please, read CONTRIBUTING.md for contributions.
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