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my PC system is the ubuntu of linux, i perform the command " plog " , then check ip . that responding as following .. " local ip address XXx.XXX.XXX.XXx ...
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    Smile what is the difference about ip address between the local and remote


    my PC system is the ubuntu of linux,

    i perform the command " plog " , then check ip .

    that responding as following ..

    "
    local ip address XXx.XXX.XXX.XXx
    remote ip address XXx.XXX.XXX.XXx
    primary DNS address XXx.XXX.XXX.XXx
    secondary DNS address XXx.XXX.XXX.XXx

    "
    now, i am confused, what is the difference about the address

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    local address is the address of your machine on your local lan
    remote address is the address that your modem is using to access the internet

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    Hi, coopstah13,

    thanks for your answer, and what do you know about the DNS address,

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    DNS is the server to be asked for IP addresses or host names.
    It is given as an IP to avoid a chicken/egg problem.
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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