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Old 03-15-2003, 09:17 AM   #1
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how do you change the host name?


I'm using Mandrake 9.0 and I was wondering how to change the host name of the computer. I accidently named it incorrectly and now I need to change it. I only installed gnome as it is a file & print server and I wanted to keep the HDD free.
 
Old 03-15-2003, 09:30 AM   #2
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"hostname newname" in a console
 
Old 03-15-2003, 09:37 AM   #3
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if you want to change it permanently, it's in...
/etc/sysconfig/network
and you may need to change it in /etc/hosts too.
 
Old 03-15-2003, 12:09 PM   #4
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Thanks! typing it in the command prompt worked perfectly
 
  


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