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3.4. How to Install MTR on Mac


How to Install MTR on Mac


1. Double-click on the file in Finder.

2. Open Terminal (under Utilities) and type the following in your terminal session:

(be sure to adjust file or folder names from the example below to match your specific environment). If the file is in your ~Downloads folder for example the procedure is as follows:


cd Downloads

cd mtr-0.81

export LIBS='-lm -ltermcap -lresolv'



sudo make install

alias mtr=/usr/local/sbin/mtr


To permanently save the alias, run this:

open ~/.bash_profile

add to the .bash_profile:

alias mtr=/usr/local/sbin/mtr


You should now be able to run the mtr test as described above.


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