2017 January

Setting a default gateway in Linux

As you’ve probably figured out by now, I’m a networking noob and I’m always trying new things to gain a better understanding of how networking works. Personally, I find it fascinating, but the deeper I dig, the the deeper the whole seems to go. One issue is that most of my test devices (mostly Raspberry… read more »

How to configure a Raspberry Pi with a Static IP

sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf Scroll to the bottom of the file and add the following lines: # A hook script is provided to lookup the hostname if not set by the DHCP # server, but it should not be run by default. nohook lookup-hostname #Remove these and reboot to return to dynamic IP interface eth0 static… read more »

Raspberry Pi dropping WiFi when ethernet plugged in

I do love my Raspberry Pi! That’s Pi, as in very small computer, not pie as in desert. (I’m diabetic, so please don’t tempt me.) I use these little devices for all kinds of projects. I’ve recently started using them to test an internal network with a series of routers, with each Pi on a… read more »