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get all the data about your IP configuration across all network cards

Terminal - get all the data about your IP configuration across all network cards
ipconfig /all
2009-03-06 17:36:07
User: BrianBBrian
get all the data about your IP configuration across all network cards


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What others think

ipconfig is a ms-dos command nor a linux one :(

Also, there isn't a /all parameter in ifconfig

Comment by jasvazquez 433 weeks and 2 days ago



is all you need !

Comment by CodSpirit 433 weeks and 2 days ago

I don't see anywhere in the site that says the commands here are Linux-only. Do you?

Comment by atoponce 433 weeks and 1 day ago

windows commandline fu?

Comment by prayer 433 weeks and 1 day ago

This is for the Windows world, please try commands on Unix/Linux .

If you look at the titlebar:

Command-line Fu < The best UNIX commands on the web.

If you need to apply that for Linux:

ifconfig -a
Comment by luqmanux 433 weeks ago

Funny. No version of *UNIX* I tested this on worked. I can only re-iterate that this is some gimpy windows command, and is not appropriate here.

Comment by ozymandias 432 weeks and 6 days ago

I suggest a firm but friendly installation of a nice linuxdist instead. So that one should not come up with "toy commands" on this fine web page.

Comment by cde1985 430 weeks and 5 days ago

what rubbish

Comment by sirlewk 424 weeks ago

I don't see why people are having problems with this command, there is nothing wrong with it. This site is not JUST for *nix commands, this command is useful for those less enlightened folks.

From the FAQ:

Yes, most certainly. While there is undoubtedly a *nix bias to most commands on the site, that's simply a reflection of the greater prominence of the command-line in such operating systems. Don't worry though: all shell types and operating systems are welcome here - the sole criterion is that the command is 140 characters or less.

Comment by Chartreuse 372 weeks ago

What? Linux now has the CMD.EXE thing, too? Why do they have to copy everything?

Comment by hasinasi 294 weeks and 4 days ago


Comment by hasinasi 294 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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