Ubuntu 14.04 and Static Network IP Info

Simple! Edit your /etc/network/interfaces file …
1. Change the ‘iface eth0 ….’ line and remove DHCP and replace with ‘static
2. Add the following lines below that … ‘address <your IP>’, ‘netmask <your netmask>’, ‘gateway <your gateway>’
3. It should look like below:
auth eth0
iface eth0 inet static

4. Now, to set your DNS. open /etc/dnsmasq.conf and add ‘nameserver=’ or whatever IP of DNS you want to use
5. sudo ifdown eth0, and then do sudo ifup eth0; type ifconfig and verify your settings took

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