interface renaming (was: Re: Moving towards NetworkManager)

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sat Jul 30 17:48:48 UTC 2016


On Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:08:37 +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
>   kauer at kt:~$ ifconfig | grep encap | cut -d\  -f1
>   eth0
>   lo
>   wlan0

Nice, with

  ifconfig|cut -d: -f1|head -1

I could replace

  basename $(ls -d /sys/class/net/enp?s0)

if I should need it again for a script.

[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ ifconfig|cut -d: -f1|head -1
enp3s0
[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ basename $(ls -d /sys/class/net/enp?s0)
enp3s0




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