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Very strange ping times [duplicate]

Since yesterday I get very strange ping times. Please have a look: root@serverek:~# ping onet.pl PING onet.pl (213.180.141.140) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from sg1.any.onet.pl (213.180.141.140): ...
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ICMP echo-reply packets with a much lower TTL (-190) than ICMP time-exceeded packets

When I ping the last three hops of a traceroute path to facebook.com from my location, the ICMP echo-reply packets I get back all have a TTL of respectively 58, 57 and 56. The hops in question are the ...
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Traceroute, ICMP, UDP and TCP

When does traceroute use TCP? Or does it just use UDP, also why does Traceroute use UDP on MacX and ICMP on windows? I thought ICMP just contains a message saying what caused the error of a packet and ...
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Does traceroute use UDP or ICMP or both?

When I do a trace on the www.google.com domain from my laptop, am I using icmp or udp ? I thought it was icmp type 11 but while searching for something else I came across rules where icmp type 30 was ...
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What is the best server or Ip address to use for prolonged testing?

I usually run uptime/latency tests against (and from) two servers that we own at different sites and until recently I've used the google dns servers as a control group. However, I've realized there ...
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How does TCP Ping or Traceroute Work?

How does the tcp ping or traceroute work? Does it take in account just the time it takes to establis the TCP handshake? Also in ICMP ping you can specify the packet size, can this be achieved in TCP ...
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How to properly interpet the results of tracert, in particular the second to last hop before a timeout

I am troubleshooting a wireless internet connection that is continuously dropping. The isp says the radio signal is good so it must by my cisco asa 5505. I don't believe them... For discussion ...