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post Nov 8 2003, 02:06 PM
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Will anyone tell me how to change my localhost.localdomain names. . . i remember in an older version of linux during the install you were allowed to name your computer, but now i can not figure out how to change it. How can i do this?
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post Nov 8 2003, 05:10 PM
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As root, you can run the "hostname" command to set your hostname.


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post Nov 9 2003, 07:05 AM
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replied to this type of question long ago...
well the command hostname is not enough...

1.change the name using command hostname
2.edit file /etc/hosts and enter a new line similar to the existing one except required name at the end of the line. have to edit file /etc/sysconfig/network also if you are using Redhat...

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