[Gllug] geolocation

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Fri Jul 15 18:21:21 UTC 2011

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/

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