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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 ...
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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 .
    thanks

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    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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