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  1. #1

    problem in fedora core 4

    Haiii alll,
    Initially i was using redhat and now i had switched over to fedora core 4. I dont understand why netconfig command to configure network is not working, but ifconfig command is working well. And now i am using setup command to configure the network.
    And also can u please help me how to make host name and domain name permanent.
    I think the commands in redhat and fedora are some what different.

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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    You can do all of that with the network configuration utility which you likely have used in RH. From FC 1 back, the command is:
    In FC 2 forward, it's:
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    Yes i got it

    Thanks for ur reply,
    Yes i had got it, and one more question i have is where to give domain name and how to make it permanent.

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    Super Moderator Roxoff's Avatar
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    Use the tool suggested above - 'system-config-network' - it sets the networking up reasonably well. It writes the configuration for the network into the file /etc/sysconfig/network and the directory /etc/sysconfig/networking. Personally, I've always found it easier to use this tool.
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