How to install MTR on Edgemax router

Introduction:

MTR, or otherwise known as My Trace Route, is a powerful network utility that combines Ping and Traceroute to give you a better idea of where there might be congestion or issues with your/other networks.

Step 1

SSH into router and enter the configuration mode by typing configure

Step 2

To update the router to look in the Debian app respositories, enter these commands line by line:

set system package repository wheezy components 'main contrib non-free'
set system package repository wheezy distribution wheezy 
set system package repository wheezy url http://http.us.debian.org/debian
commit
save
exit

Step 3

After that, you can then update the repositories by running the command sudo apt-get update

Step 4

Once the repositories are updated, you can install MTR by running the command sudo apt-get install mtr* alternatively, you can get the tiny-version by using mtr-tinyinstead of mtr

Step 5

You can then try it out by typing mtr and then any ip address that you want (Ex. mtr 8.8.8.8)

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