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How To Assign Static IP Address In Ubuntu Linux

By Default Ubuntu uses DHCP settings to attain an IP Address for the system. However in many cases you may need to use a static IP address , if your Ubuntu system is using DHCP and you want to assign it a Static IP address then its not a big deal to configure it. Simply go through the following easy steps to achieve it.

First of all, right click the network icon located in the top panel and select Edit Connections.

Edit-Connections

The Network Connection window will be displayed, now click the  Add button to add a new network connection, and then go directly to the IPV4 settings tab.

Network-Connections

Choose the  Manual option from the  Method drop down menu.

Manual-Network-Connections

Now click  Add and then enter the IP address,  Netmask and Gateway information in the Addresses section.

Static-IP-Address

Click the Apply button to complete the configuration. Now you can use this newly created network connection which will have a static IP address. Enjoy!

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