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It keeps changing beetween 10.0.0.1, 10.0.0.2, 10.0.0.3 etc. Is there a way to solve this without giving raspberry pi a static address? Because I ssh to the raspberry pi, or visit it on my browser, and it's slightly annoying to keep finding and changing the addresses. Thanks a lot!

  • This is most likely due to your DHCP server being misconfigured. Do you have access to the DHCP server? – Seamus Jul 24 '20 at 8:23
  • Once you get your DHCP server sorted, here's an answer that might help with keeping the same IP address. – Seamus Jul 24 '20 at 8:44
  • @Seamus It's my router. – Tomas Jul 24 '20 at 8:49
  • You should log into the router, and have a look at the DHCP configuration. You can also follow the proposal in this answer. Edit your /etc/dhcpcd.conf and add a line: inform 10.0.0.25 (or whatever address you choose). This should keep your IP address constant, but still report it to the router/DHCP server - so it's always in the list of leases. – Seamus Jul 24 '20 at 9:32
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This shouldn't happen with a properly configured DHCP server.

You can either reserve an IP Address in your router OR request the DHCP server to assign one. E.g. the following in /etc/dhcpcd.conf will request an address on wlan0.

interface wlan0
request 10.0.0.99

NOTE This will only work if you request an IP Address within the range managed by the DHCP server which is available, otherwise the DHCP server will allocate an address as normal.

See How to set up networking/WiFi

  • Thank you, will try it out. It's just a router in my flat I am renting. – Tomas Jul 24 '20 at 9:10

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