find your program with “whereis”

Many linux distro build nowadays, each distro came with spesific purpose, server, workstation or desktop orientation but still not forget to give access to shell people who run “ifconfig” in mandriva will get confuse when run same command in fedora or maybe slackware “command not found” is common message just use “whereis” command for this …

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no eth0 in FreeBSD?

Convention in Linux for network interface simple and clear. eth for cable connection ath or wifi for wireless connection l0 for loopback sample from my ubuntu feisty fawn box : alamsyah@alamsyah-laptop:~$ ifconfig -a ath0  Link encap:Ethernet� HWaddr 00:14:A4:70:02:3E inet addr:192.168.12.100� Bcast:192.168.12.255� Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::214:a4ff:fe70:23e/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST� MTU:1500� Metric:1 RX packets:8945 errors:0 …

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