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Old 10-12-2004, 02:09 PM   #1
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hostname problem

hey guys,
I got quick question regaring my linux termianl window

i get the following host name: srahn-lt instead of localhost. Does anyone knows why this doing this or how to change that back localhost.
please some one

[suresh@srahn-lt suresh]$

Old 10-12-2004, 02:27 PM   #2
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PS1='[\u@localhost \w]$'

Or read the manpage for hostname if you actually need to correct your hostname.
Old 10-13-2004, 12:40 AM   #3
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try this,

#vi /etc/sysconfig/network

HOSTNAME=<type here your hostname>

and reboot ur system !



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