Test internet connectivity

ping 8.8.8.8
8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 are two Google public DNS. As their address is really simple, it's easy to use this command to test if Internet is reachable. Beware of large corporate networks however, that may use this address on router's loopbacks interfaces.

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