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Old 08-04-2003, 04:20 AM   #1
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localhost.localmachine in RH9

in slack i could choose my localhost and domain during setup,
how do i change it in redhat 9?
Old 08-04-2003, 04:58 PM   #2
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hi there!

If wanna change it through GUI, you should be able to do


if you're logged in as user it will of course ask you for your root password and you should be able to change all network information (regarding localhost.localdomain) there!

good luck!
Old 08-04-2003, 05:20 PM   #3
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Or you could edit /etc/hosts. You could also run the 'neat' command to bring up the gui that retiredsoldier is speaking of.
Old 08-04-2003, 05:20 PM   #4
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You can edit the hostname line in /etc/sysconfig/network

Posted at the same time.

In RedHat, in order to set the hostname, you have to edit /etc/sysconfig/network

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