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  Enabling IPv6 in Linux
Subject:   Most (all?) distro's IPv6 enabled out-of-the-box
Date:   2004-01-05 04:44:54
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Most (all?) distro's IPv6 enabled out-of-the-box

Hello Sander,
Thanks for your feedback. It is true that the latest releases of distros include support for ipv6. However the steps are illustrated & useful for readers not running the latest distro releases & to give readers info on how to enable ipv6 support on their machines themselves.
As for ipv6 connectivity, it is true that you can download and run a certain script to do that. However, in a follow up article, I will explain how to get an ipv6 connectivity to the outside world using Freenet6, explaining all the steps to the users so they would have knowledge of what they are doing.
Thanks again for your feedback and I hope you read the upcoming article on connecting Linux machines to the 6bone using the Freenet6 service.
Best regards,
Ibrahim
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  • Most (all?) distro's IPv6 enabled out-of-the-box
    2004-01-16 05:15:23  anonymous2 [View]

    I'd like to point out that Freenet6 (and 6bone) are deprecated and will eventually be removed.

    A better way may be to use the 6to4 anycast address, as described here: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Linux+IPv6-HOWTO/configuring-ipv6to4-tunnels.html