Linux 101 : Manually setting up network interfaces

To manually set up a static network interface that would survive a reboot, we will use following file for our network configuration   "/etc/network/interfaces":

- auto: is used to activate the network interface automatically at startup.


The network interfaces in the "/etc/network/interfaces" file could be deactivated and activated using the below commands:

We could also list all the network interfaces in our system using the below command:


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