Originally posted by LinuxSeeker
How can I ping a computer using the Linux console? I need to be able to use this in my home network.
I believe it's ping -c 5 *ip number/URL*
the -c 5 (I don't remember if it's -c or -C) will ping the destination 5 times. If you leave that flag off, then it'll go until you stop it with CTRL+Z