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Old 05-12-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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is there a command in linux to ping an ip address? like in windows you can go to a command prompt and type ping 192.168.........
Old 05-12-2004, 08:36 PM   #2
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oh and is there a program that one con use to defrag their hardrive under linux or does this need to be done?
Old 05-12-2004, 09:02 PM   #3
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You use ping the same way as in windows. And you don't have to worry about disk defragment in linux.
Old 05-13-2004, 08:23 AM   #4
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Most of the links that google came up with say that you don't need to defrag linux. And from my personal experience too, no need.

A search on LQ came upwith this


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