Linux network commands

Linux network commands

Linux, which is based on Unix, is a network operating system. It means, Linux is an operating system designed to served end user systems such as workstation and personal computer.

Linux also provide other important network services including printer sharing, database sharing, ftp, routing, security and so on.

In this tutorial, user will learn from basic network configuration which is configuring network interface card to the advanced server configuration.

Linux ifconfig command
Configure a network interface using Linux ifconfig command. This tutorial covers options normally used with ifconfig to configure network.

Linux netstat command
Use Linux netstat command to list network connections, view routing table and gain information about network interface.

Linux route command
Linux route command manipulate the IP routing table. Check out this tutorial to learn more about route command.

Linux ping command
Send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts is what Linux ping command does. Learn different options that can be used with ping command.

Linux telnet command
Communicate with another host using the telnet protocol. Probably telnet is one of those terms that most users are familiar with.

Basic ftp command
User interface to the Internet standard File Transfer Protocol aka ftp. Learn more about ftp, configure ftp server, client and regular used ftp commands.

Install and using Lynx web browser in Ubuntu
In Ubuntu, you can also surf the Internet or view website in command line terminal. One of the great browsers for command line terminal is Lynx. Check out this tutorial for more information about Lynx in Ubuntu.

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