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Old 11-30-2007, 12:48 PM   #1
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network gui app "active" vs. "inactive" ?

What does the "active" or "inactive" mean in the xwindow network (system-config-network under fedora, i've seen the same app on ubuntu but i do not remember if it was called the same thing) program?

what is its CLI equivilant?

Old 12-01-2007, 06:01 AM   #2
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Active means that the network device is enabled and inactive means that its disabled. The command line equivalent should be system-config-network-tui. Its not the same program as the network configuration tool in Ubuntu.


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