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Old 01-18-2008, 10:26 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: Manizales, Colombia
Distribution: Linux Mint 17
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I dont recognize myself using PING

Hi all,

Why cannot I use ping to recognize myself??

avmdaa@nlnienb0106 /etc> hostname
avmdaa@nlnienb0106 /etc> ping nlnienb0106
ping: unknown host nlnienb0106

If I try this in other computers it works!

I have to solve this problem, because I have a commercial software that checks the name of my computer. Since I cannot trace myself, I cannot run that program. :-/

I am using opensuse 10.2


Old 01-18-2008, 11:14 AM   #2
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Hi Diego,

This is strange... Try to put an entry in your /etc/hosts file and see what happens.
Old 01-18-2008, 12:39 PM   #3
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Thanks nautilus!!!

adding the line nlnienb0106

in /etc/hosts



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