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  • You’re doing this on your home network and can log in to your router and find the DHCP settings.

  • You have a keyboard, monitor, and ethernet cable plugged into your Pi. Chances are high we’ll break networking and lose access to the Pi.

  • You’re somewhat familiar with the command line, ssh.

  • We’re going to use systemd networking for this. You could probably adapt the concepts to a different linux network configuration system if you have opinions about systemd.

  • We used a raspberry Pi 2 while writing this, but a Pi 3 or 4 should work fine. Anything running a Debian 10 based distro should be fine. It doesn’t have a be a raspberrypi, but some of these instructions might be raspbian specific.Please don’t do this at work without asking your friendly network administrator. They will probably get a notification and come take away your Pi.

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