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Old 02-19-2003, 02:29 AM   #1
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Changing the machine name in RH 8.0

How do I change the machine name of my RH 8.0 install? In previous versions I would have used Linux conf but obviously this isn't an option in 8.

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well the way i did mine was go to /etc/hosts and add a entry for localhost to my name
Old 02-19-2003, 09:56 PM   #3
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second way is to start redhat-config-network and change all the localhosts to desired machine name this will again change the /etc/hosts file but in a gui way


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