How to avoid that my /etc/resolv.conf get overwriting

January 3, 2018 2k views
Linux Basics Ubuntu 16.04

Always I change my DNS in /etc/resolv.conf it change to :


What can I do ?

2 Answers

There should be a warning telling you not to edit resolv.conf. Edit /etc/network/interfaces instead.

  • That looks like it should work since it contains the DNS addresses for Digital Ocean. However changing that file doesn't change the DNS in resolv.conf. At least on Centos.

Or edit /etc/resolvconf/resolveconf.d/base instead. This is used to build resolv.conf

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