1.1. Copyright, license and others

1.1.1. Copyright

Written and Copyright (C) 2001-2020 by Peter Bieringer

1.1.2. License

This Linux IPv6 HOWTO is published under GNU GPL version 2:

The Linux IPv6 HOWTO, a guide how to configure and use IPv6 on Linux systems.

Copyright © 2001-2020 Peter Bieringer

This documentation 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 program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110, USA.

1.1.3. About the author Internet/IPv6 history of the author

  • 1993: I got in contact with the Internet using console based e-mail and news client (e.g. look for ”e91abier” on groups.google.com, that's me).

  • 1996: I got a request for designing a course on IPv6, including a workshop with the Linux operating system.

  • 1997: Started writing a guide on how to install, configure and use IPv6 on Linux systems, called IPv6 & Linux - HowTo (see IPv6 & Linux - HowTo/History for more information).

  • 2001: Started writing this new Linux IPv6 HOWTO. Contact

The author can be contacted via e-mail at <pb at bieringer dot de> and also via his homepage.

He's currently living in Munich / Bavaria / Germany / Europe / Earth.

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