How to fix bash ping command not found error


Error:
# ping google.com

bash: ping: command not found
bash ping command not found error

Fix:
  • Open Terminal,
  • Run command: sudo apt-get install inetutils-ping
  • Once you are done installing the package, try out the ping command again,

    Result:
    # ping google.com
    
    PING google.com (172.217.166.46): 56 data bytes
    64 bytes from 172.217.166.46: icmp_seq=0 ttl=37 time=7.776 ms
    64 bytes from 172.217.166.46: icmp_seq=1 ttl=37 time=18.756 ms
    64 bytes from 172.217.166.46: icmp_seq=2 ttl=37 time=7.566 ms
    64 bytes from 172.217.166.46: icmp_seq=3 ttl=37 time=7.184 ms
    64 bytes from 172.217.166.46: icmp_seq=4 ttl=37 time=19.034 ms
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