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Re: Get to the bottom of what is running my networks

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Harry Putnam <reader@newsguy.com> wrote:

> I'd like to know exactly how to start/stop retart etc the network
> configuration.
> But first it seems one must determine what is actually running them.
> in /var/log/boot  I see:
> grep -i NetworkManger /var/log/boot
> Mon Feb 13 13:27:14 2012: Starting network connection manager: NetworkManager.

/etc/init.d/network-manager restart
service network-manager restart
invoke-rc.d networkmanager restart

> apt-cache search nm-dhcp-client.action
>  <no output>
> Even apt-cache search  /sbin/dhclient gave no output.
> How can I have all these tools on my machine and apt doesn't know
> about them?

If a package's installed, use
dpkg -S /path/to/file

If it isn't installed, install apt-file, run "apt-file update", and use:
apt-file search /path/to/file

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