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When I try to edit or assign the IP using this command:

system-config-network-tui &

Terminal opens a console which is uncontrollable, just like this:


This happens on CentOS and Red Hat.

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@harish.venkat Great job It worked. Dear put this as an answer so I can accept it.Thanks and Good day – OmiPenguin Nov 25 '12 at 8:09
up vote 4 down vote accepted

try not opening it as background process system-config-network-tui instead of system-config-network-tui & this has worked for me and later i switched to editing config files at /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/

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Of course it doesn't work ... It's a ncurses based program that uses a loop to refresh current screen, you run it in background, you end up with a mess ..

If you just need to setup some IPs, why won't you just do it with ifconfig or nmcli (for network manager) ?

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