Network setup

W Scott Lockwood III vladinator at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 23:09:34 UTC 2016


On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 5:02 PM, Thiago Farina <tfransosi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:19 PM, W Scott Lockwood III
> <vladinator at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 1/4/2016 4:16 PM, Thiago Farina wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Is this the right mailing list to post about network issues?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>> It can be. Go ahead and post your question to the list. :-)
>>
> OK. It is more like a suggestion.
>
> On Mac OS X [1] one can do the following to set a static ip for a
> network device:
>
> $ sudo networksetup -setmanual Ethernet [ipaddress] [subnet] [router]
>
> On Ubuntu (I'm on 12.04) you have to disable dnsmasq on NetworkManager
> (and this can break your dns resolution in the process), edit
> /etc/network/interfaces, restart the network-manager service and hope
> for the best. And in the end you give up the command line and end up
> doing this through the UI.
>
> Why does Ubuntu not invest in making an administration tool like
> networksetup for its users?
>
> [1] - https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man8/networksetup.8.html

Have you looked at ifconfig?

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W. Scott Lockwood III



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