Forcing static address in 12.04

Karl Auer kauer at
Wed Jun 10 00:31:02 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-06-09 at 17:15 -0500, Linda wrote:
> You can not set /etc/network/interfaces manually if NM is 
> used as it over writes the file.

That may have been true many moons ago (I can't remember) but it is
definitely not true now.

NetworkManager and /etc/network/interfaces co-exist quite happily.
NetworkManager simply ignores any interfaces that are mentioned
in /etc/network/interfaces. It does NOT write into the file or overwrite

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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