An introduction of the Terminal for Mac OS X
Network functions in the Terminal
There is alot of different commands and functions in the Terminal which uses and displays network and Internet data.
Get information about network connections etc.
Ping an IP number, for instance to troubleshoot a connection to other computers.
Find out what your IP address is directly from the Terminal Window.
DNS-related functions and commands in the Terminal window - Fetch DNS server information, flush DNS cache etc.
Fetch remote files and websites using cURL in the Terminal.
Too lazy to login to twitter each time you want to post new tweets? Post them directly from the Terminal on Mac OS X.