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ifconfig (short for interface configuration) is a system administration utility

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rfkill block wifi doesn't persist after a reboot

So I'm trying to find a way to permanently disable and enable the wifi adapter on demand. Now most questions regarding this here seem to have the problem of rfkill blocking their wifi by default and ...
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Why do I have eth0 interface? [closed]

I have laptop with ParrotOs installed in it not with Windows, but only ParrotOS. So it has Wifi Card built in which is usual . So my terminal should be displaying only wlan0 and lo in interfaces. Why ...
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Is there an equivalent ip command parameter to the ifup “--force” argument?

As ipconfig is depricated, I am looking at the ip command. As ip can up/down interfaces, I am also looking to change ifup etc. But I do not see an ip equivilent to the likes of: ifup --force wlan0 Or ...
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Macchanger does not work - Ubuntu 20.10

Everytime i try to change my mac address with macchanger, it displays "[ERROR] Could not change MAC: interface up or insufficient permissions: Too many open files in system" despite I have ...
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To connect to wired (LAN) network, I have to write ifdown and ifup in terminal

When I first boot my computer and if the LAN wire is connected, then ubuntu 20.04 connects to wired network else, it connects to wireless. When I connect the wire (in both cases, wireless off and on), ...
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Will my WLAN interface IP address ever change?

A naive question, I'm trying to understand output from ifconfig. wlp59s0 == wlan, pci bus 59, slot 0 (pci or port??) The inet addr is: 192.168.1.240. Is this statically assigned to the card for its ...
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No Ports are created for Ethernet connection

I am sure this is a simple problem, but I couldn't solve it for nearly two weeks. I am trying to use a Lidar (Sick MRS1000) on Ubuntu with ROS. I can already use it on Windows. Very briefly, we need ...
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How to get total network usage in terminal since pc opened

I can get total network usage from terminal by ifconfig wlp0s20f3 but i also get many other extra info about wlp0s20f3 device. The output: wlp0s20f3: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> ...
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How to change MTU without ifconfig in ubuntu 18.04?

I need to change the MTU size in my newly installed ubuntu 18.04. This can be done with ifconfig. But i can not install ifconfig. Whenever i run command sudo apt install net-tools i get the following ...
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open VM mininet's shell in normal terminal

I have installed VirtualBox and created a mininet machine on it. Since I can't copy paste things in that directly, I want to switch to my computer's normal terminal. I run ifconfig eth0 in mininet ...
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A MAC address is a string of zeros. Why?

When I execute: $ cat /sys/class/net/*/address I get: f4:b5:20:23:9a:a4 00:00:00:00:00:00 The 1st is my ethernet MAC address, and the 2nd is, I guess (I'm not an expert on those things), my computer'...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS WSL2 Windows 10 Networking/connectivity issue

fresh install Linux mybox 4.19.104-microsoft-standard #1 SMP Wed Feb 19 06:37:35 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I am unable to ping. it seems that there are no netplan configs, the folder is ...
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Failed to “ifconfig wlan0 up” in /etc/rc.local of bionic

I just upgraded from Xenial (16.04) to Bionic (18.04). I added the following to /etc/rc.local: ifconfig wlan0 up ifconfig wlan0 10.0.0.1 hostapd -B /root/hostapd.conf Where wlan0 is a QCA9880 ...
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Changing ip by console, and update route table (on virtualbox)

Cheking routes before changes user@ubuntu--k8s-master:~$ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 0.0.0.0 192.168.0.1 ...
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Unable to set interface up in Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new laptop. During the installation I was able to connect to a network, so when I finished the installation and updated the software, Ubuntu is not showing any ...
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Trouble adding static routes in /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to add in static routes into /etc/networking/interfaces, but it's not working: I'm using the following commands per this article in order to connect with my Docker containers using ...
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Error for wireless request “Set ESSID” (8B1A)

I'm trying to connect to different wireless APs through the Terminal but I'm always receiving this error. libe@libe-HP-Notebook:~$ iwconfig wlp2s0 essid "MOVISTAR WIFI3888" key s:lalalala ...
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Intel NUC BEH2-i3 Internet RX drops/packet loss and device interrupt

I recently switched from windows 10 to Ubuntu 20.04LTS because i want to host a server (minecraft) Now it appears i have packet loss as i see this on ifconfig and netdata (webmonitor). I get the ...
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How to hold a point to point wired connection up

I am trying to transfer files between two computers over a point to point gigabit Ethernet connection. I run the following command to bring up the interface: ifconfig eno1 192.168.100.1 up On the ...
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Which one is my ip address in Ubuntu

I am new in ubuntu. Which one of following is my ip address ? This is result of "ifconfig" on terminal This is result of "ip a" on terminal
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How do I install ifconfig on Ubuntu 18.04 with no net-tools package available

I get that ifconfig is deprecated on some distros, but I really don't care. All the other OSes I work on use ifconfig. Odds are, I've been typing ifconfig since before you were born. There is ZERO ...
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After a restart due to a system crash the ethernet interface is disappeared. How to restore it?

I am not so into Linux and I am experiencing a very strange problem with a Linux 19.10 system on which I am working into VmWare workstation (but I suppose that it is not a VMware related problem). ...
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18.04: Different IP addresses found with IP lookup command line

I am doing the following from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: ifconfig eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 172.17.208.65 netmask 255.255.255.240 broadcast 172.17.208.79 ...
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Help with finding a “default” IP on a device with static ip [closed]

So I had a device that I connect via ethernet. It had a default interface file like this one: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp hostname dummy I changed dhcp to ...
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I used to “eth0”, why now we have “enp3s0” and “ens3”? [duplicate]

So ... I remember vaguely how to setup network with static IP. I got dedicated server from ikoula and for some stupid reason, it doesn't have DHCP. Before, I would just add the static IP to /etc/...
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Ethernet port missing in Jetson TX2

I have a Connect Tech Rudi TX2 device that came with Ubuntu 16.04 installed and it had two physical Ethernet ports eth0 and eth1 (they also worked). After upgrading the Jetson platform to a newer ...
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What happens if I disable the loopback device using ifconfig?

I found out that I can disable my interfaces using $ sudo ifconfig lo down I want to know what happens if I disable my loopback interface forever. It's disabled now and nothing has changed. Are ...
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restart needed for changing static IP to be applied

sometimes on Ubuntu, I need to restart the system in order to static IP that I have set to be applied. I mean it should be changed once I have selected the network interface and bring it down and ...
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What is the correct way to change an IP address from the CLI?

So, I'm a linux admin of many years, however, this still annoyingly throws me. If I have a server with a static ip set in /etc/networking/interfaces and change the IP, what is the best way to ...
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Routing Docker in ubuntu

In my routing table on Ubuntu 18.04 I have these entries: 172.17.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 br-9f3f970041e3 172.18.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U ...
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Destination Host Unreachable sharing WiFi from Ubuntu to Win10

I'm trying to share my wireless connection (wlp1s0b1) on my Ubuntu 16.04 headless laptop to my Windows 10 PC via ethernet (enp0s9). This is a diagram of my network: Router (198.168.0.1)---(wifi)--->...
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Netplan configuration doesn't seem to be taking effect

After configuring a static ip address in /etc/netplan/01-network-manager-all.yaml for my wlan interface, the ip address nor the dns changed. I used sudo netplan generate and sudo netplan apply, but ...
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wlan0 not showing up in ifconfig/iwconfig

I've tried all the other threads and nothing is working. I'm very new to Ubuntu. I'm trying to use reaver and when I attempt it says [-] Failed to retrieve a MAC address for interface 'wlan0'! So ...
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The 'proper' way to get ONLY my eth0 netmask via CLI in Ubuntu 18.04 on VPS?

According to this answer and many other tutorials throughout the web, ifconfig will list lots of fascinating and useful information. And, that seems the standard way to find out stuff like my netmask. ...
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Ifconfig nonexistent, no wifi adapter

It appears this is a common topic but I think my problem may be unique in that I cannot find ifconfig. I was trying to follow this tutorial and others. I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10. When I type ...
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Connection works, iwconfig doesn't

I am trying to get information about my wlan0 connection from iwconfig. When I run iwconfig I get this: wlan0 no wireless extensions. When I run ifconfig I get wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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On 16.04, ifconfig-style interface-alias is lost when dhclient fails to get a lease

I have a lot of machines (both old ubuntu14.04 as well as newer ubuntu16.04) that have their integrated ethernet configured like this: /etc/network/interfaces: allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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VM (created through Vagrant) is not listing the inet in eth1

I created a VM through vagrant with the following in vagrant file: config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" ...... ..... .. config.vm.network "public_network" Note the warnings here : ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lost wlan0 connection after a certain time

My computer is running Ubuntu 14.04 without GUI. The wlan0 connection is working fine (in the first 5 mins or so) every time I start the computer. Here are the ifconfig and iwfonfig output at the ...
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Clean output from IP like ifconfig gave

Is there a way to get a clean/well formatted output from ip? I know I'm still learning to us it but compared to what ifconfig used to print 'ip a' is just a mess and takes far longer for your eye to ...
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Change network mac address using “ip” command

Usually I would be able to change my wifi mac address with the ifconfig command like : ifconfig <iface> hw ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Ubuntu have however deprecated ifconfig in behalf of the "ip" ...
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switching from ifconfig to ip but still not seen by router

I have searched google, askubuntu and stackoverflow and I cannot find a solution to my situation. currently on ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS previously connected to Netgear R7000 behind att pace 5268AC with a ...
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Ifconfig in Ubuntu 18.04 is not working [duplicate]

Recently I have switched from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 and I have found that ifconfig is not working in Ubuntu 18.04. So what alternative does Ubuntu 18.04 offer and what is the reason for removing/...
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OpenSuSE removed netstat and ifconfig. What are the plans for ubuntu?

OpenSuSE removed netstat and ifconfig. What are the plans for Ubuntu? Will Ubuntu remove these commands, too?
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ifconfig missing after Ubuntu 18.04 install

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and selected "minimal install". I then tried to run ifconfig in the terminal and got the following message -bash: ifconfig: command not found How come the net-tools ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 with two NICs: routing requests to correct NIC

I have done a bunch of searches about this, and found a lot of answers that don't quite seem to fit my question. If this question has been answered already, I apologize. My PC has Ubuntu 17.10, and ...
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Add second IP-address to interface in 17.10

How do I add a second IP-address in Ubuntu 17.10 like the old days where you could add eth0:1, eth0:2 etc. I've tried but lots of commands have been deprecated like ifup, ifdown etc. and the network ...
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ifconfig wlan0 down in ubuntu 17.10

I am wondering how to use ip in ubuntu 17.10. For instance, how we are going to implement the following down/up in ubuntu 17.10? ifconfig wlan0 down/up
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inet addr missing after ifconfig

I am making a cloud server and am following this video tutorial. Everything went FUBAR when I used the ifconfig command in the terminal and did not receive the IP of my server. I have also tried ...
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cannot maintain new mac address via macchanger

While playing with macchanger, I noticed that in attempting to create a random mac address, upon bring the wireless connection back online the mac address reverts to the permanent mac address once i ...

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