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Old 07-07-2009, 01:13 PM   #1
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Difference between Network Connection configuration and ifconfig

I have renamed the eth1 & eth2 configurations to eth0 & eth1 through Network connections

However ifconfig command still shows me the old eth1 and eth2 values, even after restarting my Ubuntu 9.04 machine

Do I need to edit any file so that ifconfig reflects the new connections
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I have not used GNOME's network configuration tools in the past, but it sounds like changing the name simply changes the name it displays to the user. So you could change things like wlan0 into something friendly like "USB Wireless".


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