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Hi, I am new to linux. How do I change the ip address of a linux machine? I mean what are the files to change and what are the steps ...
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- 10-25-2006 #1
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Hi, I am new to linux.
How do I change the ip address of a linux machine? I mean what are the files to change and what are the steps to do..
- 10-26-2006 #2
The location of the config file varies slightly between distros. What distro are you using?Stand up and be counted as a Linux user!
- 10-26-2006 #3
I would use ifconfig
ifconfig eth0 <your ip> netmask <subnet mask> broadcast <the ip here>
edit /etc/resolv.conf and add nameservers like this
nameserver <the ip>
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