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Configure DHCP ( Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ) Server. If you make your linux computer DHCP server, it's neccesarry to disable DHCP function on router in LAN. 
 
  
[1] Install and configure DHCP
  
root@ubuntu:~# aptitude -y install dhcp3-server 
root@ubuntu:~# vi /etc/dhcp3/dhcpd.conf 
 
# line 17: specify domain name
option domain-name "sourcecodebd.net";
 
# line 18: specify nameserver's hostname or IP address
option domain-name-servers ubuntu.sourcecodebd.net;
 
# add at the bottom
# specify network address and subnet mask
subnet 10.0.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 {
# specify default gateway
option routers 10.0.0.1;
# specify subnet-mask
option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0;
# specify the range of leased IP address
range dynamic-bootp 10.0.0.200 10.0.0.254;
 
root@ubuntu:~# /etc/init.d/dhcp3-server start 
 
[2] Configure on client. Enable 'Obtain an IP Address Autometically' from network interface.
 
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