How to find IP address of a machine on network?

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Fri Jan 16 17:34:22 UTC 2009

Chris G wrote:
> I have just installed ubuntu onto a machine and have connected it to
> my LAN.  The router provides DHCP and the new machine is up and
> running on the network.
> How do I connect *to* the machine?  I need to know its IP address and,
> as there are a few devices which get their address by DHCP it's not at
> all obvious what the machine's address is.
> Eventually I will probably give it a fixed address (for this reason
> among others).

20090116 1133 GMT-5

System > Network Toos > Devices Tab, select eth0 and it will tell you 
the ip of that machine.


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