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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Resolve domain names to IP's based on physical adapter

System Configuration eth0 NIC to the LAN/WAN/Internet (working, don't want to mess with it) eth1 NIC eth2 NIC Objectives Assign a static IP to eth1 and eth2 and assign IPs (DHCP) on separate ...
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How to trace the IP of a Tox user?

I am a user of Tox, my client is qTox (if that makes any difference), and I was just reading their FAQs section when I came across these sections: How does Tox Protect My Privacy? Tox ...
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How to prevent IP stealing when starting up an interface?

This behavior is found on our Ubuntu virtual machines. Basically, when we boot a snapshot of another VM, the new VM automatically steals the IP of its original. We then modify the IP through cloud-...
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How I assign a new internal IP address to my eth0 adapter on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS?

Sorry if my english is not soo good. I hope someone can help. I installed and configured an Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS system. I configured a home network, manually, assigning static IP to the GUI ...
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iproute2 and NetworkManager on Ubuntu15.04

Is there a way to "properly" configure a default route using the iproute2 suite of tools on an Ubuntu system? My desktop/server is connected via ethernet to a switch; when the system boots and ...
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Can't ping my IP address

I cant ping my own IP address for my machine running Ubuntu. I have tried to ping the machine with an external VPS but I still have had no luck. I have opened port 80 (TCP) even though I don't think ...
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PC to router to router, what's the IP of the first router?

Tl;dr: PC connect do router that is connected to the service provider's router. I can access the service provider router (192.168.1.1) but I can't connect to my own router. I live in a rented with a ...
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ip addr show is showing me two IP address on one interface

I am seeing two IP address on a single interface in a weird way. This is my output of ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr b8:27:eb:26:b1:c8 inet addr:10.0.0.22 Bcast:10.255....
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Ethernet not working after update 14.04 (64 bit)

After updating Ubuntu a few days back my ethernet has stopped working. The wifi works fine. I even managed to make my ethernet work once using sudo dhclient eth0 but could not replicate it after ...
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My Server IP is redirecting to /mail

Recently, I installed iRedMail and Round cube on my server. As it was using 90% of my RAM, I just backup "www" folder and re-installed the operating system. After that, I again backed up my www ...
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Which IP to use for localhost in Ubuntu virtual box- installing hadoop

I am trying to install hadoop single node on a Ubuntu 14 Virtual machine( on VMWare) on a windows 7 host. One of the steps says : Get IP address using: ifconfig You get xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Edit ...
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Multi gateway routing in ubuntu

I want to setup Multi gateway on my Ubuntu Machine. 1 for ethernet and another for USB tethering. After browsing, from the below reference https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki/...
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Web server & ICMP question

Im am very new here in askubuntu.com and pretty new to ubuntu server system. at our church we have a ubuntu control server which is in charge of internal network(DHCP) and all that related. the ...
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Cannot connect to printer — reports ip of 0.0.0.0

I have just started with Ubuntu. After a successful installation, I attempted to configure a Brother HL2170W for use, that was already installed on a local Windows 7 machine. The printer is wired to ...
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I can't reach outside ubuntu(VM) from ip netns

Ubuntu 14.04 VM is on oracle VM BOX on windows Host. I have two netns ns1 and ns2 . I have established connectivity between ns1, ns2 and global name space using a Openvswitch. Now that i am able to ...
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Why is my computer trying to connect to 127.0.0.1 port 9150?

I am trying to download GIMP and my computer won't connect download because it cannot establish a connection with 127.0.0.1 9150. But why is it trying to connect to the Tor IP and port. How do I ...
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How to fix the error: “An inet prefix is expected rather than [path spec]”

I have run into a Catch 22. After a sector fault had corrupted my / partition (and possibly /boot as well) by "removing empty inodes" (which in fact meant that an uncountable number of files got ...
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How to monitor public ip and the location(country, state, city) simultaneously in terminal

I am trying to monitor my public ip and the location. I found some command which could help me to find what is my public ip but I could not find any command which can tell me the location( Country, ...
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Ubuntu Server Not Booting After Changing DHCP Settings

I'm currently running an Ubuntu Server with 14.04LTS at home. I've recently had issues with the network and wanted to set the server to a static IP address internally. To do this I followed the guide ...
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No internet connection over cable (but wifi works) [closed]

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 ifup(...
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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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How to change the default TTL of TCP/IP packets?

I need to change the default TTL of TCP/IP packets sent from my Ubuntu computer. I found the solution for Windows: To make reg-file: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\...
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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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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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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. i'...
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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 https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/...
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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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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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How can I bring down this tun interface?

I can neither bring down nor delete this tun interface which is added on startup. Here's the output when I run 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 habit....
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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 ...