Question

whois command not working

  • Posted January 24, 2014

Hello,

I’m trying to run whois (whois mysite.com) and I’m getting the following message:

No command ‘whois’ found, did you mean: Command ‘rwhois’ from package ‘socks4-clients’ (universe) Command ‘jwhois’ from package ‘jwhois’ (universe) Command ‘cwhois’ from package ‘asused’ (universe) Command ‘gwhois’ from package ‘gwhois’ (universe) whois: command not found

I’m sure it worked before.

I’m setup using LEMP on Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64

Thank you.

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You are welcome Tony!

Hey Chris, <br> <br>That’s awesome, exactly what I needed. Thanks so much for your help! <br> <br>Tony

It does not come by default on 12.04 <br> <br>sudo apt-get install python-software-properties <br>sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nathan-renniewaldock/ppa <br>sudo apt-get update <br>sudo apt-get install whois