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Old 02-20-2011, 01:30 PM   #16
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I name my computers after stars. My laptop (pretty powerful) is Arcturus and my desktop (low-end hardware) is Proxima
 
Old 02-20-2011, 05:58 PM   #17
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Lol... I'm always surprised how "creative" the users of LQ are to make such threads. ;P

However, my computers answer to the names of "tux" and "tux-netbook". Even my Windows os on my main machine is called that since my router would refuse to give me my IP... ^^
 
Old 02-20-2011, 07:27 PM   #18
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Desktop is called Ghostdawg
Netbook is called Ghostdawg-Netty
Mac Mini is called Ghostdawg-Mini

I chose the Ghostdawg name from the movie, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
 
Old 02-20-2011, 08:52 PM   #19
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All my computer names are technical; my server is srv01, router is rtr001, my laptop is ltp01, and then I have my other computers, which I haven't used in a while, so I forget those ones.
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:09 PM   #20
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Mine changes everytime I reinstall, but my favourite one is cargoloader@sulaco (from the 'Aliens' movie).
 
Old 02-20-2011, 09:15 PM   #21
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To add to my previous post, my N900 is cmd01, and the rest of my mobile(-ish) devices' hostnames are coded in binary.... I know, I'm a geek
 
Old 02-21-2011, 02:18 AM   #22
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Funny, I thought the theme for my naming scheme would have been used by someone else already. Greek mythology (primarily)

Desktop: Deimos
An old, retired desktop: Phobos
Laptop: Hermes
My old file server: Alexandria
My current file server: Scribe

I also used to mess around with names based on Battletech: Timberwolf, Atlas, Jenner, Stalker, etc.
 
Old 02-21-2011, 02:27 AM   #23
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meh ...

my lappy is simply named Gateway-M6848 in my terminal ... such a simplistic mind huh/.?
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:26 PM   #24
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I have Zeus, Phoenix, Ra and the imaginative slackbox
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:30 PM   #25
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My names are really boring: Debian, Slackbox, Mintbox, vectorbox.
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:31 PM   #26
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Lol... I'm always surprised how "creative" the users of LQ are to make such threads. ;P

However, my computers answer to the names of "tux" and "tux-netbook". Even my Windows os on my main machine is called that since my router would refuse to give me my IP... ^^
haha that's insulting for MS haha
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:34 PM   #27
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Lol... I'm always surprised how "creative" the users of LQ are to make such threads. ;P

However, my computers answer to the names of "tux" and "tux-netbook". Even my Windows os on my main machine is called that since my router would refuse to give me my IP... ^^
So then what does that tell you?

DITCH WINDOWS! Just saying man....
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:49 PM   #28
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I'm using people and place names from Dilbert(c) comic strip.

~~~ 0;-Dan
 
Old 02-21-2011, 12:54 PM   #29
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... how do you name your "private network"

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Just a fun thread for posting what you've named your computer (hostname), if you have.
Do you have DNS running on your private LAN?
Do you have a "bogus" domain for inside LAN use?
What do you use for a private domain? I use something.LAN?

Most of us use network address translation (NAT) inside our ISP modem and router. We use an RFC private-network IP address which does not get routed on the public internet.

Respectfully,
~~~ 0;-Dan
 
Old 02-21-2011, 01:06 PM   #30
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@SaintDanBert: Notably, I do not own the router that I normally use. Outside of the not-mine router where I live, I just use Wi-Fi at libraries and coffee shops.
Until I get the chance to buy my own router and select my own ISP, I'm stuck with less-than-optimal privacy.
 
  


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