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force IPv4 addressing on Linux?


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I just like the nice neat 192.168.*.* that normally shows up on my home network.

I realized yesterday that I don't really understand IPv6 addressing so I've been reading about it.

I get that there's 2^128 address available versus the 2^32 addresses available with IPv4. I get that it is more optimal. I just don't understand why my system wants to use all IPv6 for everything now.

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