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How can i confirm that I have internet access on centos ?

Posted on 2011-09-16
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is there a simple browser to use ?

how can I ping ?
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Mozilla firefox is suitable for you ...... just try to access internet with this
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I am very new to unix , how do i download and install it ?
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just open up a terminal and type
ping 8.8.8.8

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yes i can ping now , but how do i get a browser installed ?
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yum install firefox

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yum is an awesome package management tool that is used in CentOS.  It's really straight forward and will install dependencies as well.
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