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How To Set Static IP Address on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Set Static IP Address on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to set a static IP address on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, After installing Ubuntu 22.04 the default network interface comes two main options. You can either obtain an IP address automatically with Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), or configure the system to use a static IP address, which never changes.

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  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Set Static IP Address on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Configuring Static IP Address on Ubuntu 22.04.

Now open the terminal or command line to check the device name by using the following command:

nmcli connection show


NAME                UUID                                  TYPE      DEVICE
Wired connection 1  gdtb0cfc-e475-3a71-86c4-62bmwc5834a  ethernet  enp0s3

Next, create a new static connection named “static ip” for the “emp0s3” device:

sudo nmcli con add type ethernet con-name 'static-ip' ifname emp0s3 ipv4.method manual ipv4.addresses gw4

Finally, run the below commands to apply the IP address:

sudo nmcli con up id 'static-ip'

Verify the IP assignment to the selected device:

ip a

Lastly, verify the internet connectivity with the help of the following “ping” command:

ping google.com

Congratulations! You have successfully set up a static IP address. Thanks for using this tutorial to set a static IP address on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Ubuntu website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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