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Which is the easiest way to get the last TTL with traceroute? The last line with IP or Host....

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You can try

traceroute google.com | tail -n 1 | awk '{ print $1 }'

which just prints the number at the beginning of the last line which all things being equal should be the last TTL.

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The last host of a traceroute should be the destination. Any normal ping should give you that.

Alternatively, just look at the line number.

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$ traceroute google.com | awk 'END { print $1 }'
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