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Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: RFC: move ifconfig and friends out of default installation
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:05:01 +0100
  • Message-id: <lc5i1p$nb7$>
Yamaban wrote:

On Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:42, Stephan Kulow <coolo@...> wrote:

On 27.01.2014 11:39, Bruno Friedmann wrote:
Would be great. Also if someone take the time to offer a kind of
cheat sheet obsolete command -> new way (at least for those who
don't know)

And make noise about it.

Actually I would go one step further and install scripts instead of
the old commands explaining the new usage - not calling the new
commands, but explaining them. And I wouldn't be surprised if other
distributions already have them ;)

Greetings, Stephan

E.g. make use of 'command-not-found' / 'cnf' in bash to give a useful

Apropos scripts, 'ifconfig' without parameters was a nice and fast way
to see all the interfaces and their config in a reliable and human
readable way. It will be the command I'll miss the most.

For most purposes, "ip addr" does the same, I'm only missing the packet
and error counters.

Per Jessen, Zürich (4.6°C) - dedicated server rental in Switzerland.

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