NetworkWorld: Installing DHCP on Linux

Our work group has moved to a new building with Internet
access but no DHCP service. After setting up 30 computers with
static IP addresses, we want to implement a DHCP server but do not
have access to the router or any money to spend on a dedicated
appliance. I have a Linux system I could use. How do I set up a
DHCP server on a Linux system?

“If your Linux system has the standard software development
tools installed, you can set up a DHCP server without too much