Forcing static address in 12.04

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Jun 9 18:53:45 UTC 2015

On 9 June 2015 at 17:29, rikona <rikona at> wrote:
> ..
> The real answer is I don't know the underlying pgm name that produces
> the GUI windows I use to set up the network. If I did know I WOULD
> tell you. I click on an icon, a window pops up titled 'network' or
> 'network [something]'. There is NOTHING there that indicates the
> underlying pgm name; there is no 'about' to give additional guidance.
> I guessed you would think it stupid if I said I used the 'network'
> pgm, so I didn't do that.

Do you mean you click on the network icon in the top panel and then
click Edit Connections?  If not then exactly what do you do?  However
I guess this is not relevant at the moment as you have no network icon
in the top panel.

Does the network icon appear if you type, in a terminal


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