How to Traceroute from a Chromebook

You can use the built-in Terminal app to run traceroute from a Chromebook. This article explains how to do this.

Traceroute from Chromebook

Time needed: 2 minutes

To run traceroute from a Chromebook

  1. Open the Terminal app

    Open the Terminal app from the launcher or use the keyboard shortcut CTRL + ALT + T.

  2. Enter tracepath followed by a space and the domain name.

    Run the command tracepath followed by the domain name. For example, type tracepath and press ENTER.

When you are done, use the command exit to close the Terminal app.

3 responses to “How to Traceroute from a Chromebook”

  1. It’s CTRL-ALT-T not CTRL-SHIFT-T to enter terminal in chromebook..

    1. Dinsan – Bangalore, India – Digital Minimalist & Content Developer. Drinks Tea and writes Stuff (mostly about Chromebooks). My views are mostly copied from others.

      Thanks, Bob. I have corrected it.

  2. why does it keep closing the moment i open it

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