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Old 08-06-2004, 06:57 PM   #1
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Error message when starting


I receive the following message when staring up:

Could not find internet address for aclarion(my username) This will prevent Gnome
from working correctly. It may be possible to correct the problem by adding "aclarion"
to the file /etc/host

Start anyway or try again.

What does this mean?

Rick
 
Old 08-06-2004, 10:36 PM   #2
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This was answered here...
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=213571

But yes you can use the system with no problem...just pinging your hostname won't work until you update /etc/hosts The update is real time so as soon as you save it it become effective.
 
  


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