Use mtr to create a text file report

mtr --report --report-cycles 10 www.google.com > google_net_report.txt
The report mode of mtr produces a text formated result of the mtr run using the number of ping cycles stated by the command. This text file could then be attached to an email with ease. I use this also without the ">" portion when writing email from within mutt using VI from the command mode with ":r !mtr --report --report-cycles 10
Sample Output
HOST: localhost                   Loss%   Snt   Last   Avg  Best  Wrst StDev
  1. 192.168.2.1                   0.0%    10    1.0   1.1   1.0   1.2   0.0
  2. 10.239.2.2                    0.0%    10    3.5   6.2   3.5  16.3   3.8

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By: CafeNinja
2009-04-10 07:57:44

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