I can do this via network setting's manual dns input field yet if I like to manage it via terminal (ssh), what may I do to accomplish this?

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Open the file /etc/systemd/resolved.conf in a text editor and make the desired changes. Afterwards run sudo systemctl restart systemd-resolved to activate the changes.

Common options to change in that file are in the [Resolve] section, for example:


Will set your dns server and search domain.

The resolved.conf manual page is a good source for information on how to edit the configuration file.

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