Forcing static address in 12.04
clanlaw at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 20:59:48 UTC 2015
On 8 June 2015 at 19:40, rikona <rikona at sonic.net> wrote:
> I don't have a way to copy the exact line - abbreviated a bit:
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d4:e3:...etc
Ctrl+Shift+C will copy from the terminal (...+V will paste to terminal).
> Using the GUI tool initially I tried to change from 'auto' to 'fixed'
> using the existing connection. As soon as I selected 'fixed' the
> 'save' button was grayed out - didn't make any difference what other
> info I put in there - couldn't save the change.
Which tool are you using? In NM I see Automatic(DHCP) and Manual, not fixed.
Save is greyed out until a valid set of data are provided. Perhaps
you were not providing valid data. Can you take a screenshot showing
your data with Save greyed out?
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