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This is a picture guide for beginners to set static IP address on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, both wireless and wired connection.

Ubuntu by default uses DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) to obtain IP address when your computer is connected to a network. You may required to change to static IP address in some network environments. This tutorial will show you how to do this step by step.

Tutorial Objectives:

  • Setup Static IP Address in Ubuntu 13.04 (both wireless & wired)
  • Enjoy!

To get started, move your cursor to top-right corner network icon on panel. Click to expand the menu and choose Edit Connections…

edit network to static ip

In next window, choose your wired connection or wifi network then click Edit button.

choose network connection

Then navigate to IPv4 Settings tab. Switch Method to “Manual” from the drop-down box. Click Add button and type in IP address, netmask and gateway. Finally click “Save” when everything’s done.

static ip address


There’re two types of Opera installations on Ubuntu, static and shared. The static version has the built-in Qt library, it’s a larger download, and it looks ugly with Unity. The shared version uses the Qt installation on your system and it’s well integrated with the system.

The recommended way to install Opera Browser in Ubuntu is using the official repository. Here’s the howto in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.04 Precise.

1.) Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, copy and paste this command and hit run to add the repository:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list'

2.) Download and install the key:

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

3.) Update

sudo apt-get update

4.) Finally install Opera (shared version) via:

sudo apt-get install opera