Ubuntu Linux view the status of my NIC

Posted on September 25, 2007 in How-to

Q. How do I view the status of my network Interface card under Ubuntu Linux ? How do I make sure connectivity exists?
  1. You can verify connectivity or status of your network Interfaces/card using standard Linux command. Open your terminal and use following commands:
Ifconfig command use to view status of network Interfaces card or use to configure a network interface itself.
Task: View network interface card

$ sudo ifconfig


$ sudo /sbin/ifconfig