Install and Configure dnsmasq in Ubuntu 18.04

Keywords: Install dnsmasq, Ubuntu 18.04, DNS, DHCP Follow the steps mentioned in this post to install dnsmasq in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.  Step 1. Free port 53 to use with dnsmasq Ubuntu 18.04 uses systemd-resolve service that is bind with port 53. Execute following commands to disable and stop this service.

Remove the symlinked file and remove old /etc/resolv.conf file. Before removing old file, make a backup copy in case something goes wrong.

Step 2. Create a new “resolv.conf” file Execute following command to create the file with required…

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