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Basic Linux Network Commands

The ip command The ifconfig command The iwconfig command The dhclient command The route command The host command The netstat command This tutorial briefly describes some basic commands any Linux user should know to check the network…

Advanced Linux Network Commands

The nslookup and host commands to query DNS records The dig command to query DNS records The traceroute command to diagnose network problems The scp command to transfer files between devices The nc (netcat) command to scan ports and…

How to do a linux network speed test

Tcptrack Nload Iftop Cbm Iperf The present tutorial explains how to measure your internet connection speed using different tools available for Linux. Before going through these tools there are some concepts which should be clarified,…

How to do Linux Network Bonding

Introduction to Network Bonding Configuring Network Bonding wired & wireless  on Debian 10 Buster (DHCP) Configuring Network Bonding wired & wireless on Debian 10 Buster (Static) Testing if Bonding is working Troubleshooting…

How to Use Arch Linux Network Manager

Arch Linux comes with a utility for network management, it’s called NetworkManager. This tool is responsible for providing automatic detection, configuration, and connection to networks. The tool is capable of handling both wireless…

How to use IFCONFIG on Debian

How to use ifconfig in LInux is a must to interact with our network devices, despite being old and replaced by the command “ip” in the late 90’ , the command “ifconfig” continues being the most used command to…

How to Make a CentOS 7 Router

CentOS 7 has firewalld installed as a default firewall program. But firewalld can be used to configure CentOS 7 as a router as well.  To make a CentOS 7 router, all you have to do is to configure a DHCP server on CentOS 7 and then use…