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Old 02-17-2009, 12:27 AM   #1
Mr_Jones
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Question Static IP with DNS suffix


Hey - I am new to linux and instead of getting internet of the kind that just works as you plug it in, I moved into a student flat that has the static ip kind that makes a newby like me very cautious, perhaps even overcautious.

With the guide found here I think I can squeeze in this data (the Dutch text just says the obvious). However, the only thing I can't stuff into that text file or that neat little connection wizzard seems to be the "DNS suffix" as seen in the last pic. How do I add this to my configuration in Ubuntu? Thanks!
 
Old 02-17-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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In other words, put 'search hint.rug.nl' before your nameserver line in /etc/resolv.conf.
 
Old 02-17-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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Hey thanks, that worked!
 
  


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