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Old 11-22-2001, 10:43 PM   #1
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Unhappy Linuxconf for RedHat 7.2

I installed RedHat Linux 7.2

I read that linuxconf is a good tool for configuring a cable modem connection.

When I installed RedHat Linux, I made sure to choose the linuxconf package.

Now that it is installed, how do I run it?
I couldn't find any icons to run the linuxconf GUI.
I have a file called linuxconf in my /sbin folder, but I can't run it from the command prompt, even when I am logged in as root.

Please help!

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Old 11-23-2001, 03:57 AM   #2
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linuxconf is icky, you should avoid using it i9f possible...

but if you have installed the linuxconf rpms then you should be able to run the thing using /sbin/linuxconf as root. if it doesn't let you, what does it say?
Old 11-23-2001, 05:23 AM   #3
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you should install bash shell

you can run linuxconf by two ways as follow:

1. cd /sbin

2. /sbin/linuxconf
Old 11-25-2001, 02:13 AM   #4
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Once you get it to run about all you will be able to do with it is break something.

To setup for cable modem you need to setup your nic.

You need to use dhcpcd to get your ip address and dns info from the server.

This requires you to give your dhcp hostname

the file you need to edit is







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