Linux MTR command explained

MTR command is a type of traceroute command developed by Matt Kimball in 1997. It allows both traceroute and ping in the same software. First, the name MTR was an abbreviation of Matt’s traceroute, but in 1998, his colleague Roger Wolff worked on it too and switched the name to My traceroute. Learn more information about the MTR command!

Host command explained

The Host command is a tool with a command-line interface for Domain Name System lookups. You can use it straight from the Terminal application because it is typically pre-installed on Linux-based and Unix-based OSes. Linux Host command can give you different information for the host, IP addresses, DNS records, and check name servers. Learn how to use the Host command!