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Why different interface name ?

asked 2015-10-27 11:22:54 -0500

7eja5 gravatar image

I have different interface name for various cards in my laptop . I am running fedora 22 , Is there any way to change it ?

Thanks in advance .

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Can you elaborate on your question, do mean network interface cards names? or what interface are you referring to?

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2015-10-27 11:29:47 -0500 )edit

To answer your question literally, different interfaces have different names because they are different interfaces and it doesn't make sense to call them all by the same name. What problem are you trying to solve?

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2015-10-29 00:36:43 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-10-28 12:33:23 -0500

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updated 2015-10-28 12:38:53 -0500

Udev initially sets devices names but you can customize them further by creating *.link unit files as shown here under 'Configuring low-level network device settings'

https://coreos.com/blog/intro-to-syst...

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