Questions tagged [ip-address]

An IP address is a numerical address given to any device connected to a network.

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Seeing hostname in windows

I'm running Ubuntu Server, 20.04 LTS as a file server for Windows computers. When I PuTTy into the server, it first asks me for a username and password, like login as: usrname@192.168.xx.yy's password:...
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how connect ipv6 to ipv4 easily without using vpn

how do you get ipv6 to access only ipv4 websites? without using VPN and others? I have ubuntu VPS and install socks ipv6, but after I check that not all websites have ipv6, I'm very constrained there, ...
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How to Understand Static IP setting

I am using Beaglebone Black and I want to assign it a static IP address. I have gone through this tutorial and I know how to assign static IP. But question is, what is meant by these parameters; iface ...
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Configuring Internet Access on Ubuntu v18.04

All, To enable static IP, I had to update /etc/network/interfaces file and make the necessary changes in my Ubuntu v18.04 VM for the eth0 vitual ethernet card. I added the static IP of 192.168.56.101 ...
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What is the difference between hostname -i and ip addr linux command

I wasted almost an entire day figuring out why my newly created vm hasn't been allocated an ip address. I was using the command hostname -i which returned 127.0.1.1, however, after using ip addr I ...
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Internet only connects to certain websites (Google, Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter)

I didn't change anything before this problem happened. I try to go to any other websites besides the ones listed in the title and it tells me the site's IP address could not be found. I tried looking ...
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weird DNS resolution problem

I am running Ubuntu 18.04, all updates. I encounter a consistent DNS resolution problem with exactly ONE web address, namely that of my university. It occurs when the following conditions are met: [...
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how to find a valid Private ip address of the machine out of all the interfaces?

My main objective is to find out the valid interface's private IP address in Linux machine. e.g. I have 7 interfaces and out of 7 I have two interfaces docker0 with IP address of 172.12.2.1 and eth0 ...
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Remote desktop conection from Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 8

I am trying to establish a connection from my Ubuntu 18 to a client's machine via Internet (for support purposes). My problem is how to specify the remote machine using IP address since they share one ...
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Only allow access to nginx server when using the full domain name and not the IP

I have an nginx server serving http://example.com which resolves to the IP 1.2.3.4. At the moment, users can connect either by going to http://example.com or by visiting http://1.2.3.4. I only want ...
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traceroute is not installing on ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I tried to use traceroute for my networking project. But whenever I tried to install traceroute it shows that Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 ismissing enp3s0 section in ifconfig

This morning our server encountered an error. The IP Add was changed to dhcp, and I tried to set it as a static IP, the one we reserved for the server to be accessible by the local network. After ...
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Connect Linux Ubuntu to network via Ethernet

I have a laptop with Linux Ubuntu 16.04 on it and I would like to have an Ethernet connection in order to access Internet. The problem is - in 95% of tries to connect via Ethernet, laptop takes VERY ...
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no IP address for certain MAC

Please assist- I have a wifi radio that will not obtain an IP via DHCP. Basically, a DISCOVER packet is sent to the DHCP server, the DHCP server receives the packet, then responds with an OFFER but ...
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What is the most authoritative file/process for managing IP addresses on an 18.04 server?

The 18.04 server installation process creates /etc/cloud/cloud.cfg.d/50-curtin-networking.cfg, which, in turn, seems to generate /etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml. I can't seem to find exactly how 50-...
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Cannot WOL dual-booted PC - Firewall?

I cannot figure this out; I swear I am doing everything correctly: In BIOS: Wake from Onboard LAN -> Enabled In windows: I have enabled every capable NIC to Wake on LAN (Magic Packet) I have ...
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List all wifi devices on VPN network

I have an OpenVPN server on my Rasberry Pi that I have working successfully. Granted, I don't know a whole lot about networking, but, when I connect, I expect to see all devices (ethernet or wifi) ...
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Ubuntu Core wifi configuration issue

My static IP address settings are being wiped out each time I reboot my Raspberry Pi. I just installed Ubuntu Core on a Raspberry Pi 3 but I have struggled to establish a wifi static IP address. The ...
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Defining Static IP addresses for Multiple NIC adapters

Just would like to understand how you define static IP addresses for Ubuntu 17.10 server with multiple NIC adapters (i.e.eth0 and eth1) using the /etc/netplan directory. (basically a continuance from ...
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ifup returns an unknown interface error

I'm still learning Linux and I'm less familiar with Ubuntu. I have a Ubuntu image that I'm using in VirtualBox on a windows machine. It was able to connect and get an IP address up until about a week ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Multiple Network Adapters, Same Network

I need to configure a gateway PC working with Ubuntu 16.04 so that multiple LAN adapters (eth0,eht1,wlan0) communicate within one same network addressing scheme. How can such a configuration be made ...
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inet addr missing after ifconfig

I am making a cloud server and am following this video tutorial. Everything went FUBAR when I used the ifconfig command in the terminal and did not receive the IP of my server. I have also tried ...
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Could I use port 8080 - 8100 (if they aren't in use)? Are open ports fair game?

I am building a reverse traffic server. I have an external static ip address for a server that hosts multiple VM's what I am wanting to do is call that ip address (or domain name) and add a port to ...
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How to find the IP address for a device on a network

I am trying to get an IP camera connected to my Ubuntu Linux (16.04) machine. At work I am responsible for a camera network of more than 60 cameras, however there I use some window tools to determine ...
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How can I add an IP adress to a network interface on Ubuntu Server?

I'm currently using Ubuntu Server 16.04.2 in Virtualbox and I'm trying to set up a web server. It seems like my server or rather the network interface "enp0s3" doesn't have an IP address or an "inet ...
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2 computers with the same mac address, router won't assign a different ip address after I spoof the mac

ok linux jedis...this one is killing me . I am running ubuntu server 16.04 i have 2 nic adapters with the same mac address. they keep getting assigned the same ip address by my router which is ...
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Stop IP-address from changing after reboot [closed]

My internal IP-address (hostname -I) changes every time I reboot the unit. How can I prevent this?
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Ping LAN computer with hostname

I have setup my LAN and there are a couple of computers connected through a router. Every computer gets their IP address automatically by DHCP running in the router. Each computer has their own unique ...
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can i assign 1 static and 1 private ip addresses to 1 NIC (VM)

i need to assign 2 ip adresses to one interface, one private and one without ip (promiscuous mode) with access to internet, can i do that ? thank you,
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I need to assign specific static IP in ubuntu server

i have one ADSL Router and static IP for ISP's public ip..i need to set this public ip in ubuntu server and i can access out site world of this server. Please guide me am new to ubuntu server
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RFC7217 (stable privacy addresses) implementation in Ubuntu 16.10

I'm the author of IETF RFC7217, and I'm trying to figure out whether Ubuntu 16.10 implement support for RFC7217. It seems that there is no support in the version of NetworkManager Ubuntu is using, or ...
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Can I assign any IPv4 address I want to a network interface in Ubuntu?

Title basically reveals what I want to learn. Theoretically, I can assign an IPv4 address via ifconfig <interfaceName> <IP address>, for example ifconfig myInterface 172.16.25.125. However,...
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How to assign two different interface name on the same NIC card (Hardware MAC address)

I am using a Ubuntu Linux system. For my task I have to run some modules by executing the respective scripts. All the modules must run at the same time in the background but all have different ...
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I've rented a subnet and assigned the IPs to my server. Why aren't they working?

like I said I've rented a subnet and I've set them up with a host on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I was told I need to change the interfaces file to get the new IP addresses to work, I have tried this and ...
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Scan IP addresses on a wired network

My computer is connected to two wired networks and a wireless network, as you can see in the network settings: The currently selected network is actually a Raspberry Pi Zero connected via a USB cable....
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IP address for updates

Our security groups are pretty locked down by IP address. I've been asked to try to find the IP address that any updates would come from so we can create a security group for it. I can't seem to find ...
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Error: java.io.IOException: Communications link failure

I am doing a small project to achieve auto-completion on ubuntu. I run the code in Docker with hadoop. I also use Ampps downloaded from http://ampps.com/download. But I have a problem that I can't ...
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What do I share when I connect to a public wireless network

Is there a list of data/infos Ubuntu (or other Linux distributions) share when connecting to a (public) wireless network? Such as mac address, hostname, ...
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Windows connects, Ubuntu doesn't

I'm trying to connect to a school network that uses MAC filtering (and other restrictions?). I've been given an IP address specific to this machine, and it connects without problem in Windows 10. ...
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SSH myself using public IP address does not always work

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 and have set up an SSH server. It has taken me ages to troubleshoot because of a confusing fact. At home I can SSH my laptop from itself using either my local IP address (...
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apt-get — Specify source IP address

Is it possible to specify the client's IP address (i.e. the source network interface, like eth0, eth0:0, eth0:1...) to which apt-get should bind when it has to connect to the network (for instance ...
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grub error after deleting Elementary OS from a triple booted laptop [duplicate]

Recently I installed Elementary OS on my laptop alongside Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1. After Using it I decided to remove it. So From my Ubuntu I deleted all partitions related to Elementary OS . ...
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How to change mac address of my WiFi device? [duplicate]

I wanted to connect to WiFi Networks With a fake Mac address. In Windows, I changed Network address in Network devices. Is there any good way of doing this?
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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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local network: how to change broadcast address (with GUI)

Is there a way, to change the broadcast address for network config via GUI? if I set my network config to "auto", connection establishes with following information for IPv4: IP-Address: 192....
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How can I get IP address showing from using Conky

I'm just wondering how can I get IP address showing on the desktop from using Conky? Do I need to use conky (sudo apt-get install conky-all) or not? As I haven't done it before. I'm thinking ...
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How can cilents get ip addresses during booting time via dhcp server

I have installed a dhcp server and it is working fine. When I open the terminal on the clients side, they have got the address. The problem is that when I booted the client machines they didn't get ...
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Cannot resolve any hosts, do not have IP address (static assignment not working ??)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2. I have read and tried lots, but there is obviously something wrong in my config somewhere. It looks like I have an error in my network config, can someone please help me, ...
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How to fix my local ip address [duplicate]

I want my private IP address 192.168.xxx.xxx to be fixed and do not change, Is it possible? I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I need it to work even when I change the network? Thank's
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Which process is accessing which IPs?

After installing Conky and listing all my inbound and outbound connections I start to wonder what's actually happening and what and why things are happening. I'm getting a bit suspicious. How can I ...