A static IP address is a unique identifier for your computer, while it's connected to the Internet or another network. It's called "static" because it doesn't change each time you connect to the network.

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Setup static ipv6 address in /etc/network/interfaces

After changing to a new ISP last week I got a new IPV6 address at home. The IPV6 address is global so not just for my home connection. Because of this address my mail server isn't working properly ...
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Static IP broke internet connection

I tried to set up a static IP, i got myself a static IP, but now the internet connection is not working. I did these steps: - ifconfig, i wrote down information about my internet. - sudo gedit ...
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Internet connection not working (Static IP)

I tried to set up a static IP, i got myself a static IP, but now the internet connection is not working. I did these steps: - ifconfig, i wrote down information about my internet. - sudo gedit ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : wifi, change DHCP to static

I'm trying to install a mail server (using Postfix) on an Ubuntu VM. I have a dynamic IP so I'm using No-ip. I tried to change DHCP to static, but sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces Just display ...
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Static ip address

So I set up my static ip address from my internet provider. And I can't connect to ssh username@162.231... I know that ssh works because I can connect from my home.(At first my ip address was ...
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Change static IP other than editing /etc/network/interfaces file and network manager

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. I installed Asterisk 11. During install one of the steps was to set static IP in /etc/network/interfaces. I did that and all is well. I've since been working away. Today I ...
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Ubuntu Server IP Static error to restart with ifdown and RTNETLINK: file exists

I gave static IP on ubuntu server, by adding the IP configuration in /etc/network/interfaces the contents is auto lo iface lo inet loopback # Static IP to eth0 auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Mask ip on ubuntu

I wat to mask my ubuntu station in the following way:I am having an internet connection with dynamic ip (PPPoE).I want to make some static ip and dns over that connection and use them when I go out.I ...
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Host website without public IP

I have installed LAMP stack. I have an internet connection. My ISP has given me a static IP, but it is not public. I have a TP-LINK router. I have a registered domain. Now, I want to host my own ...
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Problems with setting wireless connection withvStatic Ip on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I've problems after setting static IP to my wireless connection. Whenever I restart, my system is not connected with the server. I set static ip by choosing the options "Edit Connections..." I gave, ...
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How to use DHCP if available, otherwise use static IP

When my system boots it should check for a given interface (e.g. eth0) whether a DHCP configuration is possible respectively if DHCP server exists within the network. If yes, DHCP should be used. If ...
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Internet web server

I'm trying to set up a web server accessible to the public. So far I have edited my /etc/network/interfaces and tried to set up port forwarding through my router (I believe it was done correctly.) I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 static IP server cannot ping router nor Internet

I have searched a lot and found a lot of similar problems but no solutions. Please help. Ubuntu 14.04 server with static IP acting as a DNS and DHCP server. It connects to other servers (with static ...
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Can't set a static IP on virtual vmware server

I got on Ubuntu system on a VMWare server. Well, it's a virtual box image converted to VMware. ifconfig is showing this: ens32 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:2d:27:fe inet ...
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DNS goes missing with Static IP via NetworkManager

I know there's plenty of posts/threads/questions/tutorials regarding ubuntu's DNS, network manager innards, and changes in the like between versions ~12 to 14-15+. I'm on ubuntu 12.04, and looking to ...
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How to connect to a Ubuntu PC remotely by SSH

Is it possible to connect to my desktop PC remotely, by SSH? Which program should I use to make the IP address static that I will need to connect to?
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Do you really need to remove DHCP clients for static IP to stick?

The instruction from this link works to change from DHCP dynamic IP to static. But there's a step where it says: You need to also remove the dhcp client for this to stick (thanks to Peter for ...
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Networking issues with strange setup

I'm having the hardest time getting web access to a server. I have a machine running Linux Mint(host) and another running a Ubuntu server(client). My host machine has internet access from a DHCP ...
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How to host a website from my local machine?

I understand that this is very commonly asked question. I too found tons of related thread but trying their solution didnt work for me. So i decided to ask it again. Problem I would like to host my ...
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How to show the reserved leases that dhcp has on file?

I want to check on the reserved leases (called "fixed-address" in the config files) of my dhcpd. To get all the info about the free dynamic ips is no problem, but the reserved one that get written to ...
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Virtualbox static IP to windows VM on ubuntu host

I am trying to setup a windows VM on Ubuntu host using Virtual box. Since I would be running a SQL server database on the windows VM I am trying to setup a static IP on that VM. In order to do that I ...
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Static IP working slow in Ubuntu 15.04

In ubuntu 15.04 I have, in order to have a static IP in my LAN, updated /etc/network/interfaces to: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.140 netmask ...
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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 ...
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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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Restricted internet access on 14.04. Teamviewer works, websites don't load

I now know it is not a DNS issue, because I can't even ping 8.8.8.8. I've added the output of tracepath 8.8.8.8. My machine running the most up-to-date version of 14.04 Trusty. The mobo has two ...
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Why 169.254.0.0 appears by default in the routing table?

I defined a subnet on eth0 in /etc/network/interfaces with: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 setting static IP for server on VirtualBox

I've been following this post here on how to do this. I am using OS X and VirtualBox with an Ubuntu server. In the post they have the following: (I don't see those settings) auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Ubuntu Server | Gateway: 0.0.0.0

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu Server (non-graphical). However when I try to assign a Static IP address to the device instead of the default DHCP -- the system keeps telling me that the gateway is ...
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Static IP v.4 LAN Suddenly Lost Connectivity

Suddenly, on June 15, our static IP v.4 wired LAN lost its Internet connectivity. This is a wired LAN, each device with a static IP v.4 address behind a router, and has worked flawlessly for ...
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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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set static ip problem

I've tried to set this right for some hours, but when I restart service networking, I don't have any ip address at all. My /etc/network/interfaces look like this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Multiple static ip's single nic

I have a server running ubuntu and two static IP addresses. I have been trying to get both IP's assigned to the same NIC. I have several services running that can be bound to an IP and I want some ...
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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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issues setting static IP in ubuntu server 14.04

I have my /etc/network/interfaces file setup as: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 172.16.140.98 network 172.16.0.0 broadcast 172.16.255.255 ...
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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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Static IP fails at boot

I have apt-get purge everything dhcp related from the system. Netmanager is no where to be found (on purpose) rads@PBX:~$ sudo -i root@PBX:~# nmcli dev status The program 'nmcli' is currently not ...
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A new connection is generated instead of using the new settings

I am trying to set up a static IP address using the nm-connection-editor tool. I select the currently-used wireless network, click edit, go to "IPV4 Settings", click add, enter a valid IP address, ...
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assign static ip address on the server, or based on MAC address?

For an Asterisk VoIP server, is there any technical advantage to setting a static IP address directly on the server, versus using DHCP and having the DHCP server (router) assign a static ip address ...
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Ubuntu server cannot access internet, however can use SSH

So as stated I can access my server remotely, and locally using SSH, however I dont have access to "The internet". By this I mean I cant access webpages. dtipp@mc-server:~$ ping www.google.com ping: ...
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Maintain IP address alive even when cable not plugged

It's on a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, where the WiFi wlan0 is used to connect to Internet. And eth0 (RJ45) is set statically in /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address ...
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Unable to set static ip on ubuntu 14.10

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 14.10 and have been trying to set a static IP but it does not connect when I try. My interfaces file looks like this: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address ...
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Losing connection with static IP

Couple things. First, I'm relatively new to linux in general. Second, I've done my best to scour google, youtube and other places for help on this first before coming here for help. I appreciate ...
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How to configure /etc/network/interface to use static IPv6, but dynamic IPv4?

I want to add a static IPv6 IP to my otherwise automatic IP configuration. How to do this? Currently I use: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 So IPv4 is configured by DHCP, IPv6 is ...
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How do I set a static IP on my Virtual Server?

Can anyone help me to set a static ip in my virtual linux server machine? I did everything but still I am not able to set a static ip. I did the following changes in /etc/network/interface file. The ...
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How to find valid static IP address?

I am about to set up a pc with ubuntu server 14.04.1. I want to assign it a static ip address. How can I find a valid IP address that is not already being used? Is there a way to do that from ...
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static ip in NetworkManager but ifconfig does not show the ip (ubuntustudio 14.04)

i am running ubuntustudio 14.04. I have a development setup where my pc has 2 NICs one of which connects to the internet and acquires dhcp ip from the router, while the other (eth1) is used to ...
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openstack: conifgure vm with static ip on eth1

I'm trying to create two trusty VMs with static IPs for eth1, but pings between the static addresses fail. Via havana dashboard, I created a network with a 10.16.1/24 subnet, disabled gateway, ...
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14.04 Desktop: Static IP is acquired, ping works, DNS does not

My question is very similar to this one: Can ping but no DNS I have setup a static IP on my previous Ubuntu versions - 9.04 and 12.04 - without issue. I have used an identical means this time as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Network Manager overwrites static network interface

I spent far too long figuring this out, and wanted to share. Simple task: Add a static IP address to the 2nd of 4 NICs on my server. To start, I followed the instructions here under Static IP ...
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/etc/network/interfaces is almost empty

I'm trying to set up a static IP address for my LTSP server as to configure one of my two NICs (internal one : Server -> Light client) via the /etc/network/interfaces , but when I open the interfaces ...