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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

On 15-Aug-00, 17:12 (CDT), Eray Ozkural <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> wrote:
> I was confused by not having ifconfig in my user path. On this
> machine, there's only a dial-up net connection, and it has some small
> connectivity problems. I need to check whether the line's really up. I
> found myself going super-user to issue the command rather than running
> /sbin/ifconfig.

I can see that typing 'sudo ifconfig' might be easier than
'/sbin/ifconfig', depending on how one's fingers are wired.

What I cannot figure out is why typing 'ln -s /sbin/ifconfig ~/bin'
*once* is not easier than either...


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