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  1. #1

    Smile How to find ip if i have log in as a diferent user rather than Root

    I want to chk ip of my system on lan
    I dont have administrative privileges
    for that i can not use ifconfig and ip address show command
    if i do so it prompts a message "command not found"
    Is there any way to do so
    root has configured ip address and eth card also i want to chk that info ..

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    Linux Engineer Thrillhouse's Avatar
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    hostname -i

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    With Gnome you can use Applications-Network Tools

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  5. #4
    "Command not found" does not mean "access denied."

    openSuSE ifconfig is executable by normal users:

    ls -al /sbin/ifconfig 
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 65448 2008-12-03 00:09 /sbin/ifconfig
    Since /sbin isn't in the path of a normal user, specify the location:


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