I have multiple network interfaces and I am not sure which interface is being used for the internet connection.

I tried the methods which are listed in the question How to find out which interface am I using for connecting to the internet?, howerver I'm getting multiple "default" network interfaces when I use suggested solutions.

output of route


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for ipv4:

ip -o route get 8/8 | grep --color=always 'dev [^ ]*'

for ipv6:

ip -o route get 2000::/3 | grep --color=always 'dev [^ ]*'

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