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Old 05-26-2005, 05:07 AM   #1
Jose Santos
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How can i change my local host?

Hello everyone

Once again , another problem on this new discover

by default , my machine is named as localhost.

however, i want to change it.
1- is this possible ?
2 - if possible, how can i do it?

Thanks everyone

Old 05-26-2005, 05:15 AM   #2
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There's several ways to do it. One is to simply type hostname new-name at a command prompt, where new-name is the name you want to use. You will, of course, have to be root to do this.

Alternatively, there's probably an option somewhere in a graphical configuration program, but I don't know what this is on FC3.


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