[Gllug] geolocation

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 19:28:29 UTC 2011

On 15 July 2011 19:21, Alain Williams <addw at phcomp.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 07:17:55PM +0100, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have being trying to track down a network performance problem.
>> I can ping some sites on the internet with a low ping time, and some
>> with higher ping times.
>> Is there a command line tool in Linux that I can put an IP address
>> into and it returns the location it.
>> For example, ping www.google.com is quick, but ping www.facebook.com is slow.
>        host www.facebook.com
>        curl http://freegeoip.appspot.com/xml/

Thank you.
So, that proves that facebook does not have any UK servers.
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