Arch Linux Disable IPv6 Networking

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How do I disable IPv6 networking under Arch Linux?

You need to update /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf file to blakclist IPv6 module (kernel driver) under Arch Linux operating system. Edit /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf file, enter:
# vi /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
To disable ipv6, append the following line:

alias net-pf-10 off

Save and close the file.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

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