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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Public IP Address for LXC container

Ok, so I want to know how to do networking on LXC containers. Not just the sort of vague information you get from the other websites, but a true beginner's guide to making them work.. Since most ...
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How to control an Ubuntu PC from another Ubuntu PC over Internet, using mobile broadband connections?

There are two Ubuntu PCs called A and B. A and B are connected to the Internet using two separated Internet connections. (In my case, two mobile broadband connections ppp0 x2 ) Each connection has a ...
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Change IP address which is given by Tor using the terminal

Is there a way to change the IP address which is given by Tor from the terminal? I have the Tor service, and I want to change the IP address which Tor gives me from the terminal. Or in other words: ...
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How to show (just) the IP address of my router?

What command can I run to get just the IP address of my router? With this command I should have only IP of my router and not, for example, the whole routing table (as when I run route -n).
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Displaying IP address on eth0 interface

How can I display the IP address shown on eth0 using a script ?
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ping multiple IP's using bash?

I have 10 IP numbers which I have to ping daily for checking , How I can do that by using BASH script. So that I can automate that task by using cron. I want BASH script only. Thank you.
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'ip rule flush' breaks all connectivity

I'm configuring some network stuff, and every time I try something the connection breaks. Thinking that I must be configuring something incorrectly to break all connections, I did a bit of ...
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How can I hide or show a different IP to a website?

I'd like to watch BBC Iplayer...but it only works in the UK. I am currently living in Spain. Is there a way to hide my ID and make the bbc website believe that I have a UK IP or something?
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I need to reset my computer's ip address to dhcp from static

I have been running a file server on Ubuntu for a couple of years now. Recently I had to take the network down. When I brought it back up, my server lost its ip address from the router. I can't ...
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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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How can I find the IP of a NAS connected via SMB?

The question says it all. I have a NAS which was working quite well for quite some time. For some or other reason I started using smb instead of ftp. Now I can no longer access the configuration ...
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Issue with setting up multiple IP addresses on Ubuntu Server

I want to set up two IP addresses on my system for access through LAN. This is my config on my other system. Desktop Installation My desktop installation runs with multiple IPs added through ...
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Setting up a server with IPv6

I have just upgraded my internet and my ISP (Comcast) sent me a new modem/router in one. I have managed to set the static IP of the server but after searching all over I can't figure out how to do the ...
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eth0 NO-CARRIER, ifconfig shows no IP address

I left Ubuntu and came back after a while so I don't remember much. Now I'm trying to get my IP address. All I'm getting from running ifconfig is eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 3c:97:0e:11:22:...
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LXC bridging with two NICs

I am setting up a server to host a number of LXC containers, for now just isolating web and db services. The server I am using has two NICs and I'd like to use one for host traffic and one for ...
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Install Network Printer Manually (Router : TP-Link TL-WR842ND)

Router Model No. : TL-WR842ND After reading this article, I carry on the installation but it does not work. This is the properties page : I have attempted to print test page but the status shows ...
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How to set a static IP address? [duplicate]

apt-get fail to resolve the mirror. I am using my server as a backup server to one of my website servers. So I had to initially set a static IP address... How can I do it?
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IP Messenger Error on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed IP Messenger (GNOME 2) from Ubuntu software center but its not working. It's always showing an error message on Ubuntu 12.04. FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not ...
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Get current ssh session's originating IP without being superuser

I am trying to find out the current ssh session's originating IP address. I found the following to be useful, but it requires sudo: $ sudo netstat -tapen | grep ssh | awk '{ print $5}' | sed '/0.0.0....
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What are the possible threats if internal IP address is publicly revealed?

In many cases, people do not take enough care to remove their IP addresses from some output before posting it to help forums and Q&A sites like askubuntu. Considering one's IP address is revealed ...
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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 to make a permanent configuration to eth1

I need to configure eth1 with: IP address: 10.5.15.200; Netmask: 255.255.255.128; MAC address: A2:BB:CC:DD:5:15; Gateway: 10.5.15.129. Mac address must be set up before eth1 is UP. I must use pre-...
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How does an OpenVPN client know the public IP address of my server?

First I thought it was in the client.ovpn under remote my-server-1 1194. I had added both my local and public IP under there. However, when I commented out those lines, it still worked. Where does ...
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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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Public IP address hides device from network

I have flashed a mini-image of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS onto my BeagleBone Black. (Find latest BBB image). The BBB is connected to my home Router via Cat5 AND USB cables. Understandably, I can directly SSH ...
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Iptables block all incoming IPs

Is it possible block all incoming IP addresses, allowing only one or two IP addresses access on Ubuntu server?
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What IP address does Ubuntu assign itself when it cannot reach a DHCP server?

When Windows is attached to a network but cannot reach a DHCP server, it defaults to an IP address of the form 169.254.XXX.XXX. Does Ubuntu do something similiar?
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Redirect requests mapped to a DNS IP Address

For this command lines: sysctl net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport port -j DNAT --to-destination ip:port iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE I can reroute ...
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terminal command | grep IP [migrated]

ifconfig -a | grep 10.16 inet 10.16.x.xx netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 10.16.x.xxx inet 10.16.x.xx netmask 0xffffff80 broadcast 10.16.x.xxx I have replaced the numbers with x My aim is to ...
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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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Set static IP Ubuntu 16.04

I am a new with Linux, having years experience with Windows servers/desktops and am having issues setting a static IP. I am using a method used for previous versions of Ubuntu, which doesn't seem to ...
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Floating IP Address

What does 29 means in this floating ip range 192.168.1.0/29? I know it will give 6 usable floating ip but how can i know the what number other than 29 can I use to give me more range for my floating ...
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Multiple IPs for a single WIRELESS NIC

I would like to have both a static IP or two (different locally routable subnets) and a DHCP virtual interface on a single physical wireless NIC. Any suggestion on how to address that? Ubuntu 12....
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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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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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ip netns monitor not working in a script

I'm trying to use ip netns monitor in a script to react to the creation of new network namespaces, eg: ip netns monitor | while read ACTION NETNS; do echo 'handling it!' done However I never see ...
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Script not having permission to write

Hello i have to write a script with the name setip that can be ran like this: ./setip ip mask ,and that must set the ip ip and the mask mask on the lo1 interface.this is the content of my script, but ...
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Send message computer same WIFI?

Am at school and they all use the same wifi .. I wanted to ask how can I send a message from terminal or something to a girl that I like! I only know the name of his computer nothing other!!
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Connecting Two Computers Together: Assigning IP doesnt work

I messed up. I have two network cards in one machine and one in the second. I tried to connect two computers together by setting a static IP on two machines like this: comp1: sudo ip ad add 10.0.0....
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How to use multiple mobile Broadband, one for browsing and one for downloading, at the same time

I have two mobile broadband to connect to the internet. When they connected to the computer both are accessible from the network manager, but only one can be connected at the same time. Currently I ...
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How to configure eth1

I need to set up eth1 using these : ip 10.5.15.200 netmast 255.255.255.128 mac address AA:6F:78:UI:34:34 and must be set up before eth1 starts and default gateway must be the first usable address ...
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How to find ip address for the apache2 server on ubuntu?

I have downloaded ubuntu on virtualbox , and I installed apache2 on it ,i did configured the server and it works on "localhost" ,the problem is that i need the ip address of the server ,the command '...
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IP address changes in vmware?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in vmware on my Windows PC. So the problem is: when I see my IP using ifconfig command then it shows 198.168.33.180, but when I see my IP on whatismyip.com (on Ubuntu), it ...
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Why does my static IP address change itself every 24 hour period?

I'm using Ubuntu as a server running tomcat for a web application and my static IP changes every 24 hour period from xxx.xxx.xxx.100 to xxx.xxx.xxx.102 and because of that I have to restart my session....
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Can ping but cannot wget with server name

I have a problem. with the help from the people at this forum I managed to setup my network. To recapitulate i have two computers comp1 and comp2 connected like this comp2(eth0) -> comp1(eth1) ...
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I can ping IP address but can not ping hostname

My address: user@pc1:~$ ifconfig eth0 |grep "inet " inet addr:192.168.2.10 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 I can ping this address user@pc1:~$ ping -c 1 192.168.2.11 PING 192.168....
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Samba share not accessible from Windows 7 (on domain) via hostname

I have spent several days attempting to solve this- none of the answers on this forum or any other were able to help. I tried everything. I read the entire Samba manual. Nothing worked. Happily, I ...
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How to send packets via a pptp vpn tunnel?

I'm trying to send certain port traffic through my ppp0 interface it's a pptp vpn tunnel, First, I'm using a wireless usb interface, I connect up to my access point, then I initiate my vpn, there is ...
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What is Ubuntu's IP reassembly timeout?

I've been told the IP reassembly timeout is 30 seconds, but I just need some clarification please It'll be great if it was from Ubuntu too, as I need to reference it! Thanks
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How to make some Virtual IP Address?

I want to make some Virtual IP Addresses for my network adapter or wireless adapter, so that I can connect to network with more than one IP address from one computer or laptop. How can I do it? (I ...