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[ubuntu] Setting up static IP address on a wep wifi

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I have this rather old laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 which I mostly use as a server for various things. The laptop is usually connected to my router via a wired connection, using a static IP. That has worked very well so far. However, I need to temporarily move the laptop to another room in the house and would like to use a static IP on its wifi so I can continue accessing it as a server during this time. However, I've been unsuccessful in getting the wireless connection to work at all. I haven't used the wifi connection literally in years and I think at some point it was disabled and I (Hardware)