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Just wondering if there is a way to connect to a wireless network (in this case on wlan0) where I know the MAC address and I wish to use a ...
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    How to connect wlanX to Mac address with static IP


    Just wondering if there is a way to connect to a wireless network (in this case on wlan0) where I know the MAC address and I wish to use a static IP (e.g., 192.168.1.55) ?

    Any help much appreciated! Cheers!

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    You would normally have the router perform this function. You set the computer to receive the IP address using DHCP. You then set the router up to assign a static IP address. It is usually binded to the MAC address.
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    Yes, but I would like to set this myself in the case that DHCP does not offer an IP address and lease.

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    Open YaST and change the settings of the wireless in the network card settings.

    Again, this is not the best way to do this. If this is a laptop, you may have a hard time connecting to any other networks. You can change the settings of the wireless router too, so that still is the preferred method.
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