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This command uses ping to get the routers' IP addresses to the destination host as traceroute does. If you know what I mean..
Bash builtin type also indents the function.
-P uses the POSIX output format, which makes information on each file system always printed on exactly one line. "column -t" makes a table from the input.
This will skip all initializations. Especially useful when your ~/.vimrc has something wrong.
Use ps instead of top. But do not use BSD options at all, they are confusing.
Use "s=" or "state=" to show consice process statuses.
The output of ifconfig is localized, using it will fail in non-English environment. "ip" command in iproute2 provides a consistent output and thus is more robust