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Old 02-19-2004, 03:41 PM   #1
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Question Ping in Linux?


How can I ping a computer using the Linux console? I need to be able to use this in my home network.
 
Old 02-19-2004, 03:44 PM   #2
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ping ip
 
Old 02-19-2004, 05:23 PM   #3
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Re: Ping in Linux?

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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
 
Old 02-19-2004, 05:54 PM   #4
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it's -c

ping -c 3 www.google.com
 
  


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