On Debian and Ubuntu systems, issue the following commands to ensure that your system’s package repository is up to date, that all installed packages are up to date, and finally to install MTR itself:
apt-get install mtr-tiny
On CentOS and Fedora systems you will want to issue the following commands to update repositories, upgrade installed packages, and install the MTR program:
yum install mtr
On Arch Linux systems issue the following commands to update the package database and install MTR:
pacman -S mtr
You may also want to use MTR to diagnose networking issues from your local workstation. If you’re running a Linux system, you can install MTR using the commands above.
If you’re running a Mac OS X workstation, you may install MTR with either Homebrew, or MacPorts. To install MTR with Homebrew, run:
brew install mtr
To install MTR with MacPorts, run:
port install mtr
If your desktop runs Windows, you can use the windows port of MTR called “WinMTR”. You can download this application from the WinMTR upstream.