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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How do I get static IP working?

I have two PCs running Ubuntu 16.04 (one 32bit one 64bit) and a old TRENDnet TW100-S4W1CA router. The problem is that when I set the IPv4 address to "manual" the connections gets initialized just ...
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Unable to get a static IP to work on Ubuntu 14.04 with a Raspberry Pi 2

I'm having trouble with setting a static IP address on my Rasp Pi. I've tried out a lot of different solutions but none have worked thus far. Here's my current setup: nano /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Static ip works manually, not automatically

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.4 server who's eth0 config doesn't get set properly on boot. If I do ifconfig eth0 <ip> netmask <mask> up route add default gw <gw> and set manual DNS ...
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16.04 Will not Boot to Desktop- Flashing Error message

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Skylake system with an Nvidia Card 964 or something like that. The Nvidia driver issue from 14.04 and 15.04 is not the same behavior as this - The desktop kept flashing ...
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Static Ip via Wireless, how to retry if connection drops?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. In order to get Wireless working (static IP) I made only the following change. This works perfectly, but how can I make this more robust, e.g. continue to scan in case a ...
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How to set static IP address for Wi-Fi connection on Ubuntu phone?

We need to set a static IP address (and DNS etc.) to connect to our workplace Wi-Fi, but I couldn't find an option on my bq Aquaris E5 device. How should I do it?
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UBUNTU DHCP not assigning IP address to clients.

I have a minimal knowledge about ubuntu. I am trying to run a DHCP server on UBUNTU so as to share Dongle 3G Internet. I disabled router's DHCP and followed the following guide to setup DHCP server in ...
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resolveconf -u keeps adding an unwanted search domain to resolve.conf

I have my desktop computer configured with a static IP address: However, /etc/resolve.conf keeps getting overwritten with: nameserver 127.0.0.1 search localdomain example.com This seems to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Network Manager: unable to save manual setting to set up a static ip

I am fairly familiar with setting up servers, and ubuntu is generally my flavor of choice, but I just installed 12.04 desktop and I am seeing some behavior in network manager that is really puzzling. ...
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How to configure two interfaces for internet and lan?

i have server which two int. and static ip. And i need one work in local network and another work to internet. How configure interfaces ?
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static arp with a wlan repeater

The scenario: when i activate static arp at my dhcp settings in pfsense i can't access pfsense itself. but when i deactivate static arp i have access to pfsense. then i found out with a wireshark ...
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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System loses static IP address

One of my headless systems is assigned a static IP address through /etc/network/interfaces on a wired Ethernet. It is connected to a router which is also a DHCP server. After a couple of days, the ...
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Cannot set static IP

I have a modem + router device. I found nothing on the admin pages about static IP, I can configure only DHCP, so I assume I have to set the static IP on the computers using the operating system ...
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problem setting static ip

Ok I have spent so much time on this, when I set a static IP, like this in my etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.2.50 ...
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Assigning a static IP to Ubuntu Server 14.04 to access ownCloud out of the server

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I did this steps recently, with 'AskUbuntu' support: - installation of Ubuntu, ownCloud server + client, Oracle VirtualMachine - configured ddns (duckdns.org) - port forward, ...
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eth0 not in /etc/network/interfaces [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and my ethernet (eth0) connection is working fine. (with DHCP) However, when I read the /etc/network/interfaces, there is nothing about eth0 in it. Is Ubuntu 14.04 reading ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to set static IP address in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I've never had so much problems setting a network interface card to static addressing. I'm not sure what has changed, but I can only seem to get this thing to work if it's set to obtain the address ...
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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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Is there a safe way to disable DHCP from command line?

Short version I know this question is very similar to others and I did really search the Internet for answers, but it seems that no approach is working or the solutions seem to be "to complicated to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...