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Old 06-15-2003, 07:18 PM   #1
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Localhost and gnome

Can someone please help me with this minor problem?
Whenever anyone logs into my computer I get the message:
Gnome cannot look up internet address for localhost... ...add local host to file /etc/hosts.
I tried adding localhost = but I have had no success.
Any suggestions?
Thanks, EM.
Old 06-15-2003, 11:15 PM   #2
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This is just a guess. Look up your hostname in /etc/HOSTNAME (mine is linux.local) and then add the following line to /etc/hosts linux.local linux
Old 06-15-2003, 11:36 PM   #3
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its 127.0.01 by the way. I have the shirt.

Mine looks like this: localhost darkstar


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