tfransosi at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 23:15:29 UTC 2016
On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 9:09 PM, W Scott Lockwood III
<vladinator at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 5:02 PM, Thiago Farina <tfransosi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:19 PM, W Scott Lockwood III
>> <vladinator at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 1/4/2016 4:16 PM, Thiago Farina wrote:
>>>> Is this the right mailing list to post about network issues?
>>> It can be. Go ahead and post your question to the list. :-)
>> OK. It is more like a suggestion.
>> On Mac OS X  one can do the following to set a static ip for a
>> network device:
>> $ sudo networksetup -setmanual Ethernet [ipaddress] [subnet] [router]
>> On Ubuntu (I'm on 12.04) you have to disable dnsmasq on NetworkManager
>> (and this can break your dns resolution in the process), edit
>> /etc/network/interfaces, restart the network-manager service and hope
>> for the best. And in the end you give up the command line and end up
>> doing this through the UI.
>> Why does Ubuntu not invest in making an administration tool like
>> networksetup for its users?
>>  - https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man8/networksetup.8.html
> Have you looked at ifconfig?
Yes. I know about it.
Compare its interface with networksetup:
$ ifconfig --help
ifconfig [-a] [-v] [-s] <interface> [[<AF>] <address>]
[[-]broadcast [<address>]] [[-]pointopoint [<address>]]
[netmask <address>] [dstaddr <address>] [tunnel <address>]
[outfill <NN>] [keepalive <NN>]
[hw <HW> <address>] [metric <NN>] [mtu <NN>]
[[-]trailers] [[-]arp] [[-]allmulti]
[mem_start <NN>] [io_addr <NN>] [irq <NN>] [media <type>]
List of possible hardware types:
loop (Local Loopback) slip (Serial Line IP) cslip (VJ Serial Line IP)
slip6 (6-bit Serial Line IP) cslip6 (VJ 6-bit Serial Line IP)
adaptive (Adaptive Serial Line IP)
strip (Metricom Starmode IP) ash (Ash) ether (Ethernet)
tr (16/4 Mbps Token Ring) tr (16/4 Mbps Token Ring (New)) ax25 (AMPR AX.25)
netrom (AMPR NET/ROM) rose (AMPR ROSE) tunnel (IPIP Tunnel)
ppp (Point-to-Point Protocol) hdlc ((Cisco)-HDLC) lapb (LAPB)
arcnet (ARCnet) dlci (Frame Relay DLCI) frad (Frame Relay Access Device)
sit (IPv6-in-IPv4) fddi (Fiber Distributed Data Interface) hippi (HIPPI)
irda (IrLAP) ec (Econet) x25 (generic X.25)
eui64 (Generic EUI-64)
<AF>=Address family. Default: inet
List of possible address families:
unix (UNIX Domain) inet (DARPA Internet) inet6 (IPv6)
ax25 (AMPR AX.25) netrom (AMPR NET/ROM) rose (AMPR ROSE)
ipx (Novell IPX) ddp (Appletalk DDP) ec (Econet)
ash (Ash) x25 (CCITT X.25)
Bad as hell!
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