Guide to Unix/Commands/Networking

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ifconfig[edit| edit source]

Configures a network interface.

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ifdown[edit| edit source]

Brings a network interface down. See also #ifup.

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ifup[edit| edit source]

Brings a network interface up. See also #ifdown.

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ping[edit| edit source]

Sends ICMP packets to network hosts, mostly to see whether they are up.

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  • ping www.wikibooks.org

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