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Old 01-24-2004, 03:42 PM   #1
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CLI commands don't work in mandrake

I am attempting to type in some CLI commands such as 'ifconfig' 'netconf' and I keep getting the message 'command not found'. Help!!
Old 01-24-2004, 03:49 PM   #2
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well....DUH !!! I figured out I have to be logged in as root to execute CLI commands....thanks for being patient with this nub
Old 01-24-2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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not only do you have to be logged in as root you also have to execute roots profile.

su vs. su -

if you know the path you could have also run /sbin/ifconfig



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