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IPv6 & Linux - HowTo - Part 2

Version: 4.00 from 2011-10-18
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See now also Linux+IPv6-HOWTO [LDP] | Linux+IPv6-HOWTO [mirror]

Basic Software


Needed software packages

Linux distribution


You need a running Linux system to go to IPv6


IPv6 ready kernel

Newest Linux distributions mostly contain already IPv6-enabled kernels. Try first "modprobe ipv6" before thinking about compiling a new kernel.
See also Linux IPv6 HOWTO / kernel

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