When I do ifconfig on my Mac, I get a list of the following interfaces: lo0 gif0 stf0 en0 fw0 en1 vmnet8 vmnet1 I wonder what each interface is. Also, which of these is the IP interface ? I don't ...
To give a concrete example, how does OSX choose which of these default entries from netstat -nr to route to? Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire 0/1 ...
How do I get my external IP address from the Windows and Linux command line? On Windows, ipconfig shows an internal network IP address, but it does not show the external one.
I'm trying to spoof my MAC address on a modified version of Linux (Android). The main problem is that because it has been stripped down, the ifconfig command has been taken out, and I only can use the ...
Are there any distribution-independent mechanisms for tasks like assigning static IP addresses, adding or deleting routes, etc and, then, also be able to persist the changes so made? AFAIK, each ...
I have been able to create a wireless access point (on my raspberry pi) using a usb wifi dongle using hostapd on wlan0. What I would like to be able to do is have the access point be on some virtual ...
After reading this answer, I began my quest for the difference between ip and ifconfig for *nix systems. I soon learned that ip had "more" features than ifconfig, but what's the real difference? Is ...
I need to run ifconfig wlan0 down and ifconfig wlan0 up with my common user. How can I perform this?