How to Configure Network Static IP Address on Ubuntu 19.10

Configure static IP address using Netplan

Step 1 : Install the net-tools package

sudo apt install net-tools

Step 2 : Get a list of available interfaces using the following command:

ifconfig -a

Step 3 : Open /etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml

sudo nano /etc/netplan/50-cloud-init.yaml

Step 4 : Find the following lines:

dhcp4: true

Step 5 : Change the preceding line to add an IP address, net mask, and default gateway (replace samples with the respective values):

addresses: [192.168.1.15/24]
gateway4: 192.168.1.1
nameservers:
  addresses: [8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4]
dhcp4: no

Step 6 : Apply the network service for the changes to take effect

sudo netplan apply

Step 7: Try to ping a remote host to test the network connection

ping www.google.com

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