I am using Ubuntu and am just curious as to tell the name of all network interfaces, even the ones I've taken down with sudo ifconfig wlan0 down (for example) as they no longer show up in ifconfig.

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You can use ifconfig -a or ip a l.

  • Thanks... I've used it, but I guess I'm getting slow. Nov 8, 2015 at 19:35
  • only ip a would suffice..
    – heemayl
    Nov 9, 2015 at 1:49

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