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Start Practising Linux ip command and Avoid the Habit of Using ifconfig

May 04, 2014, 18:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bobbin Zachariah)

The linux ip command is similar to ifconfig, but more powerful and is intended to be a replacement for it. With ip you have the advantage of performing several network administration tasks with only one command. ifconfig is one of the deprecated command within net-tools that has not been maintained for many years. The functionalities of many commands is retained with more features under iproute2 suite.

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