Monthly Archives: April 2009

GNU/Linux Command – IFCONFIG

ifconfig – CONFIGure a `network’ InterFace Summary : Ifconfig is used to display/configure the kernel-resident network interfaces. It is used at boot time to set up interfaces. Example: [code] $ ifconfig -- Show info abt the active network interfa...

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GNU/Linux Command – ARP

arp — Manipulate the Address Resolution Protocol cache Summary : It is used to view/add/del kernel’s ARP cache table entries. Example: [code] $ arp -- Show ARP Cache table. $ arp -v -- For detailed output. $ arp -n -- Show Address in numeric. Don...

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GNU/Linux Command – PIDOF

pidof — Find the Process ID of a running program Summary: Pidof finds the process id’s (pids) of the named programs and display pids. Example: [code] $ pidof login -- List the PID of all login processes. $ pidof login mingetty -- List all login g...

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GNU/Linux Command – ENABLE

enable — Enable and disable builtin shell commands. Summary: Enable is a BASH built-in command. This allows you to use a disk command which has the same name as a shell builtin without specifying a full pathname. Example: [code] $ enable -- List ...

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GNU/Linux Command – SHOWKEY

showkey — Examine the codes sent by the keyboard Summary : showkey prints to standard output either the scan codes or the keycode or the `ascii’ code of each key pressed. It can be used to check the keyboard driver and key mappings. Example: [cod…

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