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How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS?

Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm uses Network Manager by default so this Answer is no longer current. This tutorial describes how to setup networking using the default network manager dhcpcd included in ...
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How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS?

Short and foolproof method how to do this with: Raspbian Jessie, Stretch, Buster This will set a fixed IP and enable the ssh daemon: Stick the sd card in your pc and find that it has two ...
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How to setup multiple WiFi networks?

It's April, 2022, and this question of "How to setup multiple WiFi networks?" now has a straightforward answer: If you use multiple WiFi networks in different locations, all that is needed ...
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Does dhcpcd prevent a remote DHCP server serving an IP address that is declared static?

From RFC2131: DHCP supports three mechanisms for IP address allocation. In "automatic allocation", DHCP assigns a permanent IP address to a client. In "dynamic allocation", DHCP ...
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Set multiple static ip in dhcpcd.conf - Raspbian 8 (jessie)

Although it is said that /etc/network/interfaces is deprecated (read it everywhere online) so far the only way I have been able to make it work is in fact through /etc/network/interfaces. The ...
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dhcpcd.conf inform vs static ip vs request. How should you REALLY setup a static IP?

Excellent question! Here's my answer; a quick summary & details for those interested: Quick Summary First/Best Choice: Don't use a static IP address Your RPi system comes with a network manager (...
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Does dhcpcd prevent a remote DHCP server serving an IP address that is declared static?

For my understanding "will not attempt to obtain a lease" means the DHCP server will never get a request for an ip address from this client so it means 192.168.0.10 is free and will give it to another ...
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How to set up a Static IP on Raspberry Pi 5 with Raspbian - dhcpcd.conf missing

I see you've found an answer, so this is just FYI: The people who run the RPi manufacturing operation decided to replace dhcpcd with nmcli as the default DHCP client program for the bookworm release. ...
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Set static IP and stop DHCP on Jessie Lite

Setting a fixed IP address on a recent Jessie is easy: nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf and add at the bottom (i.e. below nohook lookup-hostname): interface eth0 static ip_address=192.168.1.10/24 static ...
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Cannot resolve hostnames

You have not defined a DNS-server. You have to manually define that when you are setting a static IP in the /etc/network/interfaces file. If you instead have used to router (or DHCP-server) to assign ...
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Configure DHCP server on RPi with no Internet connection

Your dhcpd.conf has this option routers 192.168.42.1 line. In human language that line tells to the clients: If you need to reach computers outside of the 192.168.42.X network, simply send your IP ...
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How do I configure dhcpcd to call wpa_supplicant for a specific interface?

I solved this by using the interface-specific unit (/lib/systemd/system/[email protected]), with an interface-specific dhcpcd.conf. For wlan0, static IP address and no wpa_supplicant: /etc/dhcpcd-...
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How to configure pi for wifi at home using static IP and wifi at other location using dhcp?

I'm answering a bit late I think but a solution exists, and I think it's worth mentioning it. For each interface, it's possible in dhcpcd.conf to specify an SSID for which the configuration below ...
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Setting a Static IP from Boot Drive (headless static IP)

Normally I advise against static IP addresses, but an isolated network is one of the few valid use cases. You can connect to the Pi over a direct Ethernet link to the Pi (not via a switch or router) ...
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How to set a different static IP on many Pis simultaneously

Haven't read the discussion on the chat complete (to much for scanning) but I suppose you create a master image and copy it over to your RasPis. you say: Ideally I want to be able to make changes ...
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How to connect a ethernet device(having its own static I.p and netmask) wirelessly by my laptop?

It is a bit unclear how do you want to connect the Laptop to the Raspberry Pi. I will assume that there is no other wifi router as access point running for example to connect to the internet so you ...
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Where does my secondary IP come from?

Edit /etc/dhcpcd.conf This happened to me too (albiet on Raspbian). If you'd rather not totally disable the dhcpcd service, you can add this to /etc/dhcpcd.conf to inform it of your static interface: ...
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How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS?

First thing you should do is make your Raspberry pi's IP static. So that whenever you power up your Raspberry pi it should connect to your access point(Hotspot). Connect to your Access point. Type ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as Wireless Access Point means I cannot SSH to it

Try assigning an IP address to the bridge interface (e.g. br0),
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static ip disable external internet

If: static ip_address=192.168.101.46/24 static routers=192.168.1.1 Your router subnet is incorrect for your device because the subnet mask says your devices network is 192.168.101 and your router ...
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Setting a Static IP from Boot Drive (headless static IP)

SD card for raspibian OS has two partitions /boot and /rootfs. Using SD card reader, I mounted the partitions onto my system with ubuntu OS. For setting up static IP address edit the file dhcpcd.conf ...
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Does dhcpcd prevent a remote DHCP server serving an IP address that is declared static?

The static IP configuration for dhcpcd is often used as a fallback setting so that a system is always guaranteed of having an IP address to connect to. As you correctly guessed, static settings do not ...
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Static IP Issues For wlan0 and eth0

I wanted to update this with what I found to work in case any lost and weary Googlers are running into this issue. Thanks to @Ingo for the link references metrics. I had no luck in adjusting the ...
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How to set up a static ip in a Raspberry pi which is connected via mobile data?

I don't see a usable possibility to have a static ip address with a mobile internet connection. The mobile device must give the RasPi a default route with its gateway. The gateway isn't static so you ...
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Wired network eth0 IP address is lost and not renewed

Wow, what a mixup of network managers! It is unsurprising that it doesn't work. You are using Debian ifupdown with /etc/network/interaces and dhcpcd and wicd and using two DHCP clients dhclient and ...
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Override dhcpcd.conf from SD card

Take the SD card out of the pi and put it in whatever other device you have Edit the cmdline.txt file in the boot partition, it'll look something like console=serial0,115200 console=tty1 root=PARTUUID=...
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How to set up a Static IP on Raspberry Pi 5 with Raspbian - dhcpcd.conf missing

This is a useful guide, Raspberry Pi OS is basically Debian, with Bookwork being largely the same as the Debian Bookworm release. This guide was helpful for me. - https://itslinuxfoss.com/set-up-...
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How to connect and use ssh without a screen using BUILDROOT

Preface: I'm using buildroot-2017.02.3 for a Raspberry PI 2 and enabled openssh from make menuconfig. Without further changes, the ssh login doesn't work, because the generated default /etc/ssh/...
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Static IP for eth0 not working

There are may ways of allocating static IP addresses (although I think there are better ways of managing addresses). The recommended method for current Raspbian is described in How do I set up ...
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