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Old 11-07-2007, 12:09 PM   #1
focusarts
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how to rename the computer?


Yeah so this is probably a noob stupid question, but. . .

How do I rename the computer after initial install? It is now Darkstar?

Thanks for the help.
 
Old 11-07-2007, 12:13 PM   #2
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Yeah so this is probably a noob stupid question, but. . .

How do I rename the computer after initial install? It is now Darkstar?

Thanks for the help.
You can rename your computer by changing /etc/HOSTNAME.

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Old 11-08-2007, 09:41 AM   #3
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Yeah so this is probably a noob stupid question, but. . .

How do I rename the computer after initial install? It is now Darkstar?

Thanks for the help.
See man hostname

As root:
hostname [new_name]
 
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