Network interface naming in Ubuntu 16 back to eth0


In Ubuntu 16 the network interface naming is changed, so you won’t have your usual “ethX” naming.

If you, for any reason, would like to revert back to the old behavior, do the following:

  • Add the following line to /etc/default/grub


GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="biosdevname=0 net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0"

  • Run “sudo update-grub”
  • ┬áReboot

That’s all.

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