How To Disable ipv6 Fedora 17/18

IPV6 is coming, but it is not here yet, so say you want to disable it on your Fedora 18 system. Pretty simple to do. First let’s edit the /etc/sysctl.conf file.

Add and save the changes

To eliminate the default ipv6 addresses still appear on the interfaces open a terminal and type

Type ifconfig to get the inet6 info and the adapter

Comment out ::1 in /etc/hosts

Save the file and reboot the system

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