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[9 Dec 2008 | 10 Comments | 2,736 views]

Have you had trouble setting a static IP address on Ubuntu 8.10? If so this is due to a bug with the Gnome Network Manager. The easiest way to fix this is to uninstall the network manager, and edit your configuration files yourself. To remove the network manager type the following into your terminal:
sudo apt-get remove –purge network-manager