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Linux Command Line
version 1.4
Last modified date: 2009-07-03
Created Date: 2008-01-06
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Linux Command Line: Networking (LAN / WiFi)

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Command Description
# dhclient eth0 active interface 'eth0' in dhcp mode   [man]
# ethtool eth0 show network statistics of eth0   [man]
# host lookup hostname to resolve name to ip address and viceversa   [man]
# hostname show hostname of system   [man]
# ifconfig eth0 show configuration of an ethernet network card   [man]
# ifconfig eth0 netmask configure IP Address   [man]
# ifconfig eth0 promisc configure 'eth0' in promiscuous mode to gather packets (sniffing)   [man]
# ifdown eth0 disable an interface 'eth0'   [man]
# ifup eth0 activate an interface 'eth0'   [man]
# ip link show show link status of all network interfaces   [man]
# iwconfig eth1 show wireless networks   [man]
# iwlist scan wifi scanning to display the wireless connections available   [man]
# mii-tool eth0 show link status of 'eth0'   [man]
# netstat -tup show all active network connections and their PID   [man]
# netstat -tupl show all network services listening on the system and their PID   [man]
# netstat -rn show routing table alike "route -n"   [man]
# nslookup lookup hostname to resolve name to ip address and viceversa   [man]
# route -n show routing table   [man]
# route add -net 0/0 gw IP_Gateway configure default gateway   [man]
# route add -net netmask gw configure static route to reach network ''   [man]
# route del 0/0 gw IP_gateway remove static route   [man]
# echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward activate ip routing   [man]
# tcpdump tcp port 80 show all HTTP traffic   [man]
# whois lookup on Whois database   [man]
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Commands by Argument
System information - Shutdown, Restart and Logout of a system - Files and Directory - File search - Mounting a Filesystem - Disk Space - Users and Groups - Permits on Files - Special Attributes on files - Archives and compressed files - RPM Packages ( Fedora, Red Hat and like) - YUM packages tool (Fedora, RedHat and alike) - DEB packages (Debian, Ubuntu and like) - APT packages tool (Debian, Ubuntu and alike) - View file content - Text Manipulation - Character set and Format file conversion - Filesystem Analysis - Format a Filesystem - Filesystem SWAP - Backup - CDROM - Networking (LAN / WiFi) - Microsoft Windows networks (samba) - IPTABLES (firewall) - Monitoring and debugging - Other useful commands - Pacman packages tool (Arch, Frugalware and alike) -

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