fping is a free and open source ping program for Linux. It sends Internet Control Message Protocol echo probes to network hosts. You can use this tool for network diagnostics and statistics similar to ping. It comes with multiple targets support, input a hosts from txt file.
Install fping on Ubuntu Linux
You can install fping from terminal command-line tool. Open terminal software using ctrl+alt+t keys or via application menu and run below fping apt installation command. It will install the latest fping on your Ubuntu Linux system.
sudo apt install fping
1. Ping single host
2. Ping multiple host
fping due.im google.com wikipedia.org
3. Display targets with ip address and hostname
fping -A -d due.im google.com wikipedia.org
4. Display targets by IP Address
fping -A due.im google.com wikipedia.org
5. Scan range of IP Addresses
fping -s -g 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 -r 1
Run below command to view the complete fping command usage details.