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  /etc/network/interfaces :: configuration file for ["ifup"](8) and ["ifdown"](8). The network interfaces are configured in this file.

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A system for synchronising bug status in the Debian BTS with upstream bug tracking systems like Bugzilla. See [http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2006/05/msg00001.html this mail].

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configuration file for ["ifup"](8) and ["ifdown"](8). The network interfaces are configured in this file.

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