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Old 05-28-2004, 05:19 AM   #1
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how to find out machine name??


How does one find out the machine name using a command from the terminal? I need to know this when I install Qmail.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 05-28-2004, 05:30 AM   #2
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Hi samills70,
I think what you are looking for is the command hostname.

As easy as that. Good luck,
- drowstar

maybe you want the command uname -a. Returns a lot of valuable information.
 
Old 05-28-2004, 05:42 AM   #3
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thanks

thanks worked like a charm, after a while searching around the net I also found the site ss64.com/bash/ with a list of commands for the bash shell which I suppose most peole use. Very useful.
 
  


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