Installation of the DHCP client and server is fairly straightforward, mainly because Ubuntu already includes
dhclient in a default installation but also because installing software is easy using
DHCP is automatically enabled when you install Ubuntu, so you do not need to worry about having to enable it. The DHCP client,
dhclient, sends a broadcast message that the DHCP server replies to with networking information for your host. After it has this, you’re done.
You can, however, fine-tune how
dhclient works and where and how it obtains or looks for DHCP information. You probably will not need to take this additional effort; but if you do, you can create and edit a ...