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Old 10-17-2010, 02:46 AM   #1
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hi all.. i was reading some networking and geneal linux command and i just couldnt know what these do..please help:
1> ifcfg 2> Neconfig 3> Service Network start 4> dhclient
 
Old 10-17-2010, 02:49 AM   #2
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You are kidding right? I mean seriously ... are you unable to search?? Put any of the above in google and if you don't get your answer in the first 2 hits then there are issues.
 
Old 10-17-2010, 02:55 AM   #3
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You are kidding right? I mean seriously ... are you unable to search?? Put any of the above in google and if you don't get your answer in the first 2 hits then there are issues.
i really did so.. and it wasn't helpfull.. i know google.. so try to be more helpull.. best regards
 
Old 10-17-2010, 05:37 AM   #4
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hi all.. i was reading some networking and geneal linux command and i just couldnt know what these do..please help:
1> ifcfg 2> Neconfig 3> Service Network start 4> dhclient
ifconfig:A text based program to configure the network interface. Type "man ifconfig" for info.

netconf :A GUI interactive interface available on Redhat 6.1

dhclient: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Client(http://linux.die.net/man/8/dhclient)
 
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Old 10-17-2010, 05:38 AM   #5
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And did you also use man on any of them?

man ifcfg: ifcfg - common elements of network interface configuration

man netconfig: netconfig - network configuration database

man service: service - run a System V init script (in your example Network would be the init script and you wish to start it)

man dhclient: dhclient - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Client
 
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Old 10-17-2010, 08:29 AM   #6
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Hi,

Since you could not get the information from Google that was direct or understandable then possibly these links will aid you;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
The LiveCD List
Linux Command Guide
Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking
Virtualiation- Top 10
The above links and others can be found at
Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
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Old 10-20-2010, 10:48 AM   #7
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Thumbs up thanks alot it really helped :-D

thanks dear ones,,, it really helped and you were very helpfull.. My best regards to you African & Amarican Gurus :-)
Yours: LinuxFreshMan
Location: Sudan/Khartoum.
 
  


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