Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 02-21-2006, 04:20 PM   #16
LQ Guru
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Somewhere on the String
Distribution: Debian Wheezy (x86)
Posts: 6,094

Rep: Reputation: 271Reputation: 271Reputation: 271

You have to run ifconfig as root user...
Old 02-21-2006, 04:22 PM   #17
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: repollo
Posts: 13

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
but i did and it said that the command wasnt recoignize...
Old 02-21-2006, 06:38 PM   #18
LQ Veteran
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Annapolis, MD
Distribution: Arch/XFCE
Posts: 17,802

Rep: Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738
ifconfig is a Linux command. If it does not work on your terminal, there may be a PATH issue. Do "man ifconfig" to see if it is installed. If it is there, then search for the file---go to that directory, and run it from there.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can't connect to the Internet (DSL). riverk SUSE / openSUSE 7 03-12-2006 12:26 AM
How to connect to the internet using my dsl external modem repollo Linux - Newbie 4 02-20-2006 11:12 PM
Can't connect to the Internet (DSL). riverk Linux - Newbie 1 02-17-2006 05:33 PM
Want to connect DSL modem umesh90 Linux - Hardware 6 05-28-2005 06:32 AM
Connect to internet with USB external modem rssguy Linux - Newbie 5 04-28-2005 07:58 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration