what is ifconfig en0

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by thriple-HHH, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. thriple-HHH macrumors newbie

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    what is this and how to i make this show up. i am trying to connect my xbox 360 to my macbook. i know its for networking. how do i make this show up thanks
     
  2. Aperture macrumors 68000

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    Ifconfig en0 will show the IP address/networking info for the ethernet interface on your Mac. To run the command, open up Terminal (Applications > Utilities) and type in "ifconfig en0".
     
  3. thriple-HHH thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i typed ifconfig en0 into search box in in utility and nothing happened

    nvm thank you very much for the help appreciate it
     
  4. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    you need to open a terminal window. Go to applications>utilities and double click on 'terminal' then enter 'ifconfig en0' which is a *ix command to show the configuration of interface named en0, which is ethernet device zero. You don't want any kind of search box.
     

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