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Old 12-28-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Hostname Configuration

Total noob question, but here goes...

During Linux installation, when I enter the hostname I want, what is the format?

How much do I enter, all parts or what? I know when you configure with no name it comes out as localhost.localhost. Thanks for your help and not making fun of me.
Old 12-28-2004, 03:48 AM   #2
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just hostname. you'll probably need to configure your domain, if applicate. that's just some systems have nisdomain names which is the entire string:

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