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My system prefers IPv6 addresses over IPv4, why?

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – eazy wrote:Hello,today I noticed a strange behaviour on my Arch system.It's not strange, preference for IPv6 over IPv4 is by design.eazy wrote:Hello,While connecting with Chromium is fine.Looking at the network interaction with the local DNS server, both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are returned, but Chromium prefers the IPv4 one (correctly, since I don't have a Internet-accessible IPv6 address), while everything else prefers IPv6 address.Expected behaviour. Chrome/Chromium has a much shorter timeout for failing over from IPv6 to IPv4. It's called Happy Eyeballs: http://en.wikipedia. ()