This quick tutorial will show you how to setup permanent static IP addresses in Ubuntu Maverick or Lucid. If you prefer static IP address setup instead of DHCP, then this tutorial should help you setup a static IP address in Ubuntu.
To get started, go to System –> Preferences –> Network Connections.
Then select Auth eth0 and click Edit.
Next, select ‘IPv4 Settings’ tab, and choose ‘Manual’ for Method. Click ‘Add’ to add your IP address information. Also enter your DNS servers addresses in the field shown. When finish click Apply to save.
Save the settings and you’re done.