On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 20:31 +1100, Cameron Simpson wrote:
On 13Feb2013 01:06, Patrick O'Callaghan
| On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 14:40 +1100, Cameron Simpson wrote:
| > If I want to know if I have an internet connection I look for a
| > default
| > route in the output of "netstat -an", thus:
| > netstat -rn | egrep '\''^(default|0\.0\.0\.0) +[1-9]'\''
| netstat -an ...
That prints all the existing connections and sockets.
-rn prints the routing table.
I was merely pointing out that your two references to netstat use