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resolvectl is no longer part of the bionic systemd package:

bionic search for resolvectl

cosmic search for resolvectl

I'm curious why it was removed and what we should be using as an alternative?

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resolvectl was never part of the systemd package in Bionic. Per the systemd changelog, systemd-resolve was renamed to resolvectl in systemd 239, but Bionic has systemd 237. Thus in Bionic it is systemd-resolve.

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  • I was confused about the release names. cosmic is actually after bionic... [sigh] – ericx Jun 7 '19 at 16:04

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