networking

ifconfig vs ip: Difference and Comparing Network Configuration

ifconfig vs ip: Difference and Comparing Network Configuration

Linux is a buffet for different tools and utilities, some last longer, and others are deprecated with better alternatives.

ifconfig
ifconfig is one of them, introduced in UNIX-based operating system as administration utility for the networking in 1983, then inherited by Linux in 1991.

Number of drawbacks are
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Linux sysadmin basics: Start NIC at boot

If you've ever booted a Red Hat-based system and have no network connectivity, you'll appreciate this quick fix. Read More

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