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ifconfig command not found - How to Fix it? [Unix Tutorial]

In Unix and Linux operating systems, device setup (ifconfig) is a command-line utility tool for configuring network interfaces. If you try to access your network settings with the "ifconfig" command on most newly installed Linux systems, you will get an error message i.e. If-config Command Not Found, Don't worry about this error here in this article we will help you to eliminate the error message.

Linux Tutorial Jun 22, 21 by Nisal N 1 min Read
ifconfig command not found - How to Fix it? [Unix Tutorial]

In Unix and Linux operating systems, device setup (ifconfig) is a command-line utility tool for configuring network interfaces. If you try to access your network settings with the "ifconfig" command on most newly installed Linux systems, you will get an error message i.e. If-config Command Not Found, Don't worry about this error here in this article we will help you to eliminate the error message.

What is If-config Command Not Found?

Install the net-tools kit on your device to correct the ifconfig command not found error. Open a terminal window and type net-tools.

$ sudo apt-get install net-tools

Suppose you didn't want to use the "ifconfig" command to look at the network settings. The "ip" command is another choice for inspecting network settings on your Ubuntu system.

To view a network configuration using the IP command, run the following commands:

# ip address

The IP order above can be shortened to:

# ip a

Conclusion

You can config ifconfig command as part of the net-tools kit if you still want to use it as part of your regular system admin routine. Otherwise, you can look at the network setup with the IP button. We hope that our given information will help you to tackle the error message without having any trouble.

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Nisal N

Computers has always fascinated me since I was a kid and here we are. I love travelling for 2 reasons: the first one to see a new part of the world and second (the most important one) to experience the rich culture hidden among the country and people. I'm pretty good at cooking but very poor when it comes to baking.

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