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Old 10-16-2005, 03:53 PM   #1
mooshie
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Hosts file has changed on installation.


I installed the KDEbase packages and some other stuff using Yum extender. Before my hosts file was "c~66.41.198.152" and for some reason something changed it to "kyle-0xo59vi1vf" I dont know what I installed to make it change my host file like that but now Im getting these weird errors on startup that say I should add "kyle-0xo59vi1vf" to my "ect/hosts/" file. Has anyone else experienced t his?
 
Old 10-16-2005, 05:16 PM   #2
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Weird. Nothing I know of should change your hostname once you've set it during installation, except if you execute as root "hostname <new_hostname>". What happens when you execute the command "hostname" with no arguments?
 
Old 10-16-2005, 05:28 PM   #3
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I got it fixed thanks to that command right there. Thanks for the quick reply tho =)
 
  


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