[Dnsmasq-discuss] Local dnsmasq server not utilized by Ubuntu

Andrew Miskell andrewmiskell at mac.com
Sun Aug 4 16:51:47 BST 2019

What version of Ubuntu? By default they operate a stub resolver but it should follow the dhcp settings for the network card. It just locally caches dns queries to speed things up. 

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> On Aug 4, 2019, at 09:51, john doe <johndoe65534 at mail.com> wrote:
>> On 8/4/2019 3:57 PM, dnsmasqyq.xpt at neverbox.com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I know this is not a dnsmasq issue per se, but all my machines are
>> Ubuntu based and they all can't utilized the local dnsmasq server that
>> I setup for my LAN, which literally making my local dnsmasq server
>> useless.
>> The problem is that the NetworkManager that Ubuntu uses insists to use
>> its own DNS server, which is, not the DHCP/DNS server I
>> setup for my LAN.
>> I'm wondering how you guys solved such problems, since you are using
>> dnsmasq server just fine. I had been asking such questions at the
>> Ubuntu and NetworkManager side multiple times at multiple places, but
>> have never been able to get a straight/working answer.
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/2321/what-is-the-proper-way-to-change-the-dns-ip
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