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nicinfo - print information about network interfaces


  nicinfo [ --ethernet ] [ --wifi ] [ --iface <iface> ]


This script detects network interfaces present in system and prints out driver, interface type, bus, mac address and a description for each interface.


Detect and print information for the interface with kernel name <iface>. Exmaples of <iface> are "eth0", "ath0" and "wlan0".
Detect only ethernet devices, not wirless.
Detect only wireless devices, not ethernet.


Kel Modderman, <>


Copyright (C) 2007 - 2010 by Kel Modderman

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this package; if not, see <>

On Debian GNU/Linux systems, the text of the GPL-2 license can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2.

2019-01-31 perl v5.28.1