IP or Internet Protocol. Use this tag for questions about IP addresses or configuration, or the protocol as applied to Ubuntu.

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No internet connection over cable (but wifi works) [on hold]

I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 installed on MSI GT660. I am Linux newb. I can connect to internet using wifi but not over cable. contents of /etc/network/interfaces: # interfaces(5) file used by ...
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How to make static IP address dynamic in /etc/network/interfaces

I need to set the IP address of a ubuntu device() to be read from an EEPROM. The user has he option to change the IP address as well. I know the commands to read and write to the EEPROM. But how ...
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vidalia and tor works but doesn't hide my Ip?

i have recently installed vidalia from the software center and hopefully it works well and was connected to the tor network but when i google about my IP it stays the same .so how can i point tor to ...
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Provider forbade routers

My dormitory's petty tyrant provider forbade using routers. We found the solution for Windows: 1) To make reg-file: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet

I have a dual boot laptop. In Windows I can connect to ethernet without a problem but in Ubuntu Trusty it cannot get an IP address. Doesn't seem to be the network's fault because I've had this problem ...
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How can I surf a website as an specefic ip address? [closed]

I already can change my identity to other random or foreign ip address through proxy or Tor browser but I want to surf a website like a specific existent ip address... how can I do it ?
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cannot ping localhost

I am not able to ping localhost ashish@ashishk:~$ ping localhost PING localhost (127.0.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- localhost ping statistics --- 16 packets transmitted, 0 ...
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Change virtual box ip from 10.2.x.x to 192.168.x.x

I have applications and xampp setup on virtual box with ubuntu 12. The ip address for virtual machine 192.168.x.x but after installing vmware ,ip change for virtual box to 10.2.x.x I want to change ...
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How do i find some ones ip through facebook? [closed]

Some people keep blackmailing me and threatening me that they will kill me, im in Mexico, and i know the police dont do anything. is there any command where i could just find out their ip and trace ...
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While installing this code i am getting an error IP address not found [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. While using this code i am getting an error. why so? sudo cp /usr/local/lib/libgraph.*/usr/lib
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Giving Ubuntu Desktop a domain name to ssh into [duplicate]

I know absolutely nothing about remote access to a desktop. I've just set up a machine with Ubuntu installed which I wish to run calculations on remotely. I've installed openssh-server and opened ...
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usb0 networking route randomly disappearing on 14.04 PC, connected to Beaglebone w/ Ubuntu-armhf

Let me rephrase that: seemingly randomly. So I have a PC and a Beaglebone Black. The PC is running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Beaglebone Ubuntu-armhf. With the help of the following (well structured, I ...
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Internet access through another computer

I have two PCs with Ubuntu 14.04 on both of them and I want to have internet access for the second one through the first one. I tried to put first one's ip addresss as default gateway for second one ...
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change inet addr:192.168.2.2

wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 28:e3:47:81:6e:06 inet addr:192.168.2.2 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::2ae3:47ff:fe81:6e06/64 Scope:Link ...
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How to share my files via LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to share my files via LAN. How to know IP address of mine and other's one by using terminal or anything else but without using Internet? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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Use laptop wifi on desktop

I have had some wireless USB problems and I have decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method.I have an Ethernet cord, a Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop.I have tried the ...
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Piggyback Ubuntu Desktop on Peppermint laptop wifi [duplicate]

As of late,i have had some real wireless USB problems and i've decided to just try and use the piggyback-a-laptop method, i have an Ethernet cord, a ubuntu 15.04 Desktop and a Peppermint 5 laptop. ...
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Using an IPv4 address for each user on a VPS

After extensive googling has returned basically no help I'm looking to you guys for help. What sort of configuration do I need to change on my VPS to make it so that each user on it does networking ...
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How to get external IP from remote Ubuntu computer

My ISP typically leaves my IP address fixed, but when there is a power failure, or if their service goes down for more than about 15-30 minutes, my home is assigned a different IP address. My goal ...
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Access wired network camera(s) through a switch without disconnecting from wireless internet

Here is an image of the network I'm setting up: This network sort of works when "Computer" is running OS X; I can access "Network camera" (an Axis M1011) at its default address 192.168.0.90 and set ...
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additional address ip

When I would like to type the command-line sudo ifdown eth0:0, I get this result : ifdown: interface eth0:0 not configured knowing that I added eth0:0 in /etc/network/interfaces : auto eth0:0 iface ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 internet connection problem

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on VMware workstation. I need to set IP manually so, network connection has set to Bridged on VMware. I followed the instructions on ...
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Ubuntu server running on VirtualBox the inet addr changes

I have been running a virtual environment for my Ubuntu server and today the inet address changed. It was 192.168.1.101 and now it changed by itself to 192.168.1.32. Example: inet addr: 192.168.1.32 ...
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IP forwarding Ubuntu

For my work we have a testing space with a Ubuntu server which is also a router. Yesterday we placed a new in the rack and our meaning was to make it a webserver which is accessible from the internet. ...
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Could not resolve hostname 123.45.67.890 [closed]

Could not resolve hostname 123.45.67.890: Name or service not known I'm trying to setup my server and straight away I get this error, following this guide:
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USB/IP Kernel modules are missing.

I wish to utilize the USB/IP project for school project, but I am having trouble starting the host. We are attempting to send signals from accessibility devices for children with extreme motor ...
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It is impossible to bring down tun interface

I cannot either bring down or delete a tun interface which is added on startup. Here's the output when I type ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 50:b7:c3:92:38:e2 UP ...
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How do I know my IP address?

How can I see my IP address on Ubuntu? I used ifconfig eth0 but it only displays HWaddr and I don't see where the IP address is.
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What would be the consequences of uninstalling the net-tools package in a default Ubuntu system?

I know that the net-tools package is deprecated and that its features are supposedly provided by the iproute2 package. However, I find that I keep using the old net-tools programs: it's an old ...
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Config multiple IPs for apache server

We have a Rootserver and the Support guy told us "you have 5 IPs and I configured one" Now I edited the file /etc/network/interfaces to following: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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How do I get IP of installed network printer

I have installed a network printer in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine by using system-config-printer. This GUI program offers a "Find network printer" function, that explores the local network. It returns a ...
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Setting up network for two places with different static IP addresses by script

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'd like to use it at home and at work. At home it could get a DHCP address or a static address 192.168.2.x but at work it must get the static IP address 10.10.34.122. I ...
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Eth0 lost when ethernet is using crossed cable

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I made changes on Interfaces file to change the IP of my touch computer. After reboot everything works well if I am connected with normal Ethernet cable to a Hub or router, ...
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Can't access my router

192.169.1.1 or 192.168.1.254 is not working. Neither from windows. I have a custom IP. I have tried with auto IP and when I type this IP in the address bar I connect to someone else's router because ...
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Configuring Wireless Static IP through Terminal

I try to configure a Wireless Static IP and everything I have found so far are referring to Ethernet connections. A helpful guide I have found is this one: ...
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ip netns exec on a binary with capabilities - doesn't seem to work

I want a non-root user to be able to run in a namespace (netns). When I try to run the process (via upstart), it fails with: start: Job failed to start I have the config file like: setuid myuser ...
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permanent disabling ip_forward for ubuntu server happens be a problem

I have just installed the latest ubuntu server. This is the state of my server right after booting: root@vzu01-ubuntu:~# uname -a Linux vzu01-ubuntu 3.16.0-30-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan ...
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how to block IPs by generating range?

I have a lot of DDOS attacks lately and given only the attackers IP. I want to block them via IPtables. Every time the range of IPs is the same but the actual IPs are different. how do I create the ...
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How to deal with this untrusted program

The program is IPFS. I do not fully trust the program, how should I keep it from making changes to my system outside of its designated folders?
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Finding all used IP addresses within a LAN without assigning an IP address to your NIC?

Is there any way that you can find all the IP addresses within a LAN without assigning a IP address to you NIC? I know most of the tools like angryipscanner, arp-scan, nmap and others can mostly ...
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Where in System Settings do I set a static IP?

I can't find where you can set a static IP in the network settings. Anywhere top level?
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Dynamic IP with static DNS

Getting a dhcp'd IP ok, but DNS is not resolving. 2 part question: using nmcli how can I see what DNS server's I am using? where do I go to configure a STATIC DNS server for a wireless interface ...
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How can I setup an Internal Network with Virtualbox? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Hi I've been trying to setup an Internal Network with two Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines. But I've been unsuccessful so far. They both have the Internal Network adapters with the same network name, now ...
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Which process is accessing which IPs?

After installing Conky and listing all my inbound and outbound connections I start to wonder what's actually happening and what and why things are happening. I'm getting a bit suspicious. How can I ...
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Proxychain with static IP untill tor reload

I recently installed tor privoxy and proxychains on my 14.04lts works ok as intended. There is no acctualy problem with functioning, I have problem with setup. As I always used it with config ...
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Using Multiple IPs for the same interface for different application?

I want to do some IP aliasing, but I want my browser to use a different IP from the IP for BitTorrent. For example: I want the browser to use this IP for example 192.168.1.45 and BitTorrent to use ...
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How to make virtual interface ping to a host in the network

I created a virtual interface as indicated in this Unix.SE post. I.e. sudo modprobe dummy sudo ip link set name eth10 dev dummy0 sudo ifconfig eth10 up sudo ifconfig eth10 192.168.1.150 I want to ...
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Can private IP address be the same as public IP address?

I checked my public ip address at http://whatismyipaddress.com, it showed me 137.189.34.166. When I typed ifconfig in terminal it showed me my private ip address is 137.189.34.166, too. Does that mean ...
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Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

EDIT: PROBLEM IS BACK.. I cant figure out a permanent and reliable way around the bug (have managed the bug to go away 2 times) my files keep duplicating themselves with a ~ after their name, so if I ...
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Assign static IP in Ubuntu server 14.10 [duplicate]

Iam running Ubuntu Server 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. Whenever i start the VirtualBox, it changes IP address. To run putty or WinScp, i had to check everytime. Is there any way to assign a static ...