[ubuntu-uk] Configure Network Manager from Command Line

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 15:08:31 UTC 2011

On 18 October 2011 16:00, Philip Stubbs <philip at stuphi.co.uk> wrote:

> I have just rebooted a machine, and it lost the ability to resolve
> domain names. This machine has 11.10 on it and I have just done an
> update today. This suggested a reboot so I did. After that, it forgot
> how to resolve domain names.
> Poking around, I found the /etc/resolv.conf file had nothing in it
> except a not saying it was managed by network-manager. Manually adding
> a nameserver here fixed my problem, but I am going to guess that it
> will disappear again next reboot. How do I make this permanent from
> the command line over ssh?
Is this a server? I assume you don't have a GUI. There are command line
tools  if you Google for them but there isn't one installed by default.
However if it's a server you can configure your system manually and disable
Network Manager, which stops it making changes.


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