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Old 03-06-2005, 05:30 PM   #1
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ifconfig doesn't work


hi

i am typing 'ifconfig -a' and i get that command not found

help
 
Old 03-06-2005, 05:34 PM   #2
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What distro are you using? Maybe try logging in as root, you probably shouldn't have to (I don't) but it's worth a shot.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 05:40 PM   #3
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i tried to log in as a root but didn't work
 
Old 03-06-2005, 05:42 PM   #4
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what distro are you running?
 
Old 03-06-2005, 05:57 PM   #5
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hi

i am on fedora core 3
 
Old 03-06-2005, 11:29 PM   #6
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To get ifconfig to work On Fedora, you need to be full root, you get to that by doing
Code:
su -
Just su isn't enough, you need to be su -.

Peace,
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Old 03-09-2005, 01:05 PM   #7
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Re: ifconfig doesn't work

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Originally posted by woodland56
hi

i am typing 'ifconfig -a' and i get that command not found

help
ifconfig is in /sbin. You either need /sbin in your path or type:
Code:
/sbin/ifconfig -a
 
Old 03-09-2005, 01:34 PM   #8
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Quote:
Originally posted by DJ P@CkMaN
What distro are you using? Maybe try logging in as root, you probably shouldn't have to (I don't) but it's worth a shot.
Yes you should - /sbin shouldn't be in the path of a normal user.
 
  


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