Jaunty Static IP address

marc gmane at auxbuss.com
Fri Apr 24 22:03:02 UTC 2009

Paul Lemmons said:

> I have a cleanly installed computer running 64 bit Jaunty Jacalope and I
> can't for the life of me figure out how to get the dang thing to accept
> a permanent static IP address. I have gone into the network manager to
> "Manage Connections" and I have added a new connection, specifying
> "Manual" IP address and poked in the address, mask and gateway. I even
> added the MAC address of the card (very user friendly, it is :-/ ).
> Then, not finding a way to "Activate" the change rebooted (even more
> user friendly :-\ ). Still, it uses DHCP to get the address. I am a
> fairly bright fellow (IMNSHO) who has been doing this kind of thing for
> a very long time. It should not be this difficult.

> What am I missing?

Removing Network Manager and amending /interfaces.

All done.


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