Handling resolv.conf on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 10:35:11 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 9:42 AM, Sarunas Burdulis
<sarunas at math.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> On 06/14/2014 01:03 AM, Niki Kovacs wrote:
>> I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a public server. Until now I've
>> mainly used Slackware for this sort of thing. I'm doing a lot of RTFM to
>> see how Ubuntu handles things.
>> Right now I'm into configuring DNS with BIND, and something puzzles me.
>> The traditional *NIX way of configuring the resolver is to just add a
>> line or a couple lines in /etc/resolv.conf. Now Ubuntu doesn't handle
>> things that way, and after reading the corresponding section in the
>> official documentation, here's what my /etc/network/interfaces looks like:
>> [...]
> On a server you can 'apt-get' purge/remove resolvconf (and
> networkmanager if it crept in) and then maintain /etc/network/interfaces
> and /etc/resolv.conf the usual *NIX way.

But that removes a basic metapackage.

LOL, "/etc/network/interfaces" has nothing to do with Unix.

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