About: With the release of Raspbian Jessie made all older methods of setting a static IP Address on the Raspberry Pi obsolete. You no longer need to edit /etc/network/interfaces . You will now need to edit /etc/dhcpcd.conf to set your static IP address on the Raspberry Pi. Setting a static IP address is easy and useful if you are running something that requires the IP address to remain the same after a reboot. This is useful is you are using your Raspberry Pi as a web server or a DNS server.
Objective: To set a Static IP Address on our Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Jessie or newer
Material: You will need the following:
- Raspberry Pi (Click the link to check out the price on Amazon. Usually around $37 with free shipping)
Instructions: Let’s start off by going into your terminal on your Pi. Continue Reading