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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DHCP and static IP address simultaneously in ubuntu

We can use multiple IP address for a single interface in linux(eth0:0, eth0:1). But can we use dhcp and static IP in the same time?? eth0:1 should have a static IP address and eth0:0 will be configure ...
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How do I set a static DNS nameserver address on Ubuntu Server?

I am trying statically to set DNS server addresses in my Ubuntu server running as virtual machine. I followed all recommendations on official Ubuntu support pages but I simply cannot get rid of my ...
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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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Why I can't access internet using an static IP address?

I want to set up my machine with a static IP address. I've done it before and it worked. It's been a long time so, once again, I researched how to do it before starting. It looked pretty familiar and ...
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Can't set static IP on Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 and I am trying to set up static IP by changing the /etc/network/interfaces file from: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) ...
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Set up two IP addresses with one gateway?

I would like to ask if it is possible to set up two static IPs from same subnet through one gateway? and How if it is? What I am interested in is described here Routing for multiple ...
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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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Is it possible to setup an interface with both DHCP and a static IP?

Sending a box out to a colo and the guy taking it has no idea of networking. was hoping I could set it up so I can access it no matter which of two switches he plugs it into. After which I can remove ...
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temporary static ip/link local address

i assigned a temporary ip address to my eth0 interface using this command sudo ifconfig eth0 169.254.1.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 as described here it works fine, when i do ifconfig it shows the newly ...
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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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Virtualbox Bridged network ethernet cable disconnecting

I’m trying to connect to a ethernet device (like a scanner/printer) to a guest Ubuntu 12.04 running on Virtualbox 4.3.12. The scanner is connected to the Mac Pro directly over ethernet cable. Problems ...
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No internet connection over cable (but wifi works)

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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Setting up wired broadband with static IP

I was using my wired broadband connection perfectly with windows. That broadband uses static ip. At windows 7 the setup was done in IPv4 section. That had following things: i) Ip Address ii) ...
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why does eth0 disappear when i set a static IP (server 12.10) [closed]

For some reason, if i try to set a static IP address, my eth0 disappears from ifconfig's output. I am running ubuntu server 12.10 on a gateway laptop. auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp gives this ...
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How to change IP when /etc/network/interface file is missing?

I just installed 12.04 Server. After my first login, I saw the IP and it is dynamic (I guess). I tried to change it by sudo vi /etc/network/interface but this file is blank. Can anyone help here?
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Setting a static IP address.

I'm trying to set a static IP address in 12.10. When I run ifconfig, I find that both lo and wlan0 have downloaded packets. In my /etc/network/interfaces file it says auto lo. Which should I be ...
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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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problem with static ip in ubuntu 12.04 lts server

I change my server's ip from dynamic to static. After I change the file in /etc/network/interfaces with the following code, my server lost connection to internet. Here's my new network interfaces: ...
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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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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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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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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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/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 ...
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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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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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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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Static ip but dynamic nameservers?

Trying to change nameserver' settings for a Ubuntu-13.04 server I came upon this situation! /etc/network/interfaces : # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how ...
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Why can't I set a static IP address for my Linux box?

I'm trying to set up a static local IP address for my Linux computer for port-forwarding purposes. As per every single guide that exists on this subject, I've edited my /etc/network/interfaces and ...
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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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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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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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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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iptables ruleset blocking LAN and WAN

Having problems with your Intel I217-V ethernet port? I suggest you read this entire post. Whilst drivers were not my issue, nor my answer (in the end), this post will still provide useful insight. ...
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What is wrong with my network configuration?

This is what I have in /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.34 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 gateway 192.168.1.254 ...
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Ubuntu Email Server identifies as Junk!

I set the Email server with PostFIX and Dovecot. But when I send emails from my server to Gmail, Live and other major Email services they put the email in the Junk or SPAM folder. What is wrong? ...
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static ip network guide

I have a fresh install of 13.10 and my networking works fine (cable model cloud router) via the standard network manager applet. I'm trying to setup my box to a use static IP instead of dhcp and I'm ...
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Issue restarting after changing /etc/network/interfaces to a static IP Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I've been trying to set up a static IP address on my new Ubuntu build (12.04.3 LTS). I changed the following lines in my /etc/network/interfaces file from: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to: auto ...
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Simple static IP problem

I have an ethernet device which has the following requirements: persistent ip configuration uses ports: 50000 to 50003 I can set up a static ip4 connection with nm-connection-editor, but I don't ...
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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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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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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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Static Wireless IP - Can Only Access Internet Using IPs

I am using Lubuntu 12.10 as a local server and I am trying to get a static IP from my wireless network. I don't have a problem connecting to the server, I can ssh and view webpages on the same network ...
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Easiest way to assign a static IP address for a LAMP server / VBox snapshot

I want to create a basic Ubuntu 12.04 LAMP server under VBox. Once I have it configured with a base Data set I want to Snapshot that and be able to hand it off to my development partners to use. ...
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How to connect internet across a static IP network?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 but without internet at home. The reason I think is I have changed my network connections recently to static IP from DHCP because gnuradio needs static IP for accessing external ...
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Web address fails to resolve with static IP on Ubuntu Server 12.04

Running Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS in VirtualBox on a mid-2009 MacBook Pro. I've been using no-ip.com to keep my router's dynamic address up to date and just set up a free host name with them, hoping ...
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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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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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Network goes down and does not come back up on it's own

I have a server with the following /etc/networking/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address <My IP> netmask 255.255.255.248 gateway <Gateway ...
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Limited Internet Access After Setting a Satic IP Address in Server 14.04

I edited my /etc/network/interfaces file for a static IP address. It's listing is: # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more ...