ifconfig - dissected and demystified
ifconfig - the ubiquitous command bundled with any Unix/Linux OS is used to setup any/all the network interfaces such as ethernet, wireless, modem and so on that are connected to your computer. ifconfig command provides a wealth of knowledge to any person who takes the time to look at its output.
Commonly, the ifconfig command is used for the tasks described in this article.
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