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Old 08-10-2004, 03:48 PM   #1
Roach
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localhost.localdomain error


When my GNOME loads, I get the following error:

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Could not look up internet address for localhost.localdomain. This will prevent GNOME from operating correctly. It may be possible to correct the problem by adding localhost.localdomain to the file /etc/hosts
So I checked the file /etc/hosts and this is what it says:

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# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.
localhost.localdomain 127.0.0.1
I read in another thread that it may be my DHCP settings, but they havenīt changed.

Thanks in Advance

R the manual!!
 
Old 08-10-2004, 03:55 PM   #2
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Looks strange. Try reverting the order. That is,
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127.0.0.1                     localhost.localdomain localhost
 
Old 08-10-2004, 04:44 PM   #3
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how to being part of a workgroup

I've the same problem. I'm at officce and when i install Red Hat 9 it configurates somehow the network configuration. At the log in screen appears a username that is no mine. Also it appears in the shell like this: mynetworkusername@fcalderon1. While i want it to be: mynetworkusername@mycompany. If i change that on the redhat network configuration it will appear the same message like Roach.

is there any configuration file to modify???

P.D. where can i download doc files to setup a network configuration on a NT environment???
 
Old 08-10-2004, 08:11 PM   #4
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If the hostnames are not resolvable by a dns as is, there should be corresponding entries in /etc/hosts referring to those hostnames and having ip address 127.0.0.1 or -- if there is a static ip address -- to static one.
 
Old 08-11-2004, 01:40 AM   #5
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Mine worked!!

Thanks ToniT

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