ifplugd is a Linux daemon which automatically configures your device when the Ethernet cable is plugged in. ifplugd is a Linux daemon which will automatically configure your device when an Ethernet cable is plugged in and automatically unconfigure it if the cable is pulled.Installation: As this package is made with the GNU autotools you should run. / Configure in the distribution directory for configuring the source tree. After that, you must run make to compile and make install (as root) to install the installation scripts ifplugd.The create an init script in $ (sysconfdir) / init.d / ifplugd however no links / etc / rc?. D / are created for patching is useful on laptops with network adapters on board, since it does configure the interface when the cable is connected.