Ubuntu Server MAC Address

Knowing how to setup Ubuntu server is extremely handy. Not only can you set up a “personal dropbox” file sharing service, you can also host your website, setup and configure ZNC bouncer (IRC bouncer) and much more.

If you own a router that is capable of managing DHCP and you would like to use it to assign static local IP address to your computer using MAC address, there is a simple way to get your Ubuntu’s MAC address via command line.

Open terminal and type the following command:

You should get an output similar to this:

The MAC address is the funky number after “HWaddr” (hardware address). You can use it to assign static (local) IP address to your computer/server. That’s it.

Ubuntu Server MAC Address

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