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    check whether connected to network

    hi ...
    can anyone suggest me a few methods to check whether a system running on linux / unix is connected to any network ... using the terminal when there is no GUI .

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    Blackfooted Penguin daark.child's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    West Yorks
    Well, you could start off by pinging (ping -c 4 ipaddressOfRouter) your router, switch or other computers on your network. If using dhcp also run ifconfig (ifconfig NetworkInterface) to see if you were given an IP address that matches the range in the network.

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