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Old 06-08-2005, 03:23 AM   #1
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Question terminal name?


How do I change the name of my machnine in Mandriva?

currently it is

[user@cadserver /]~

and I want to change it to

[user@testbox /]~

the reason being, I am using mandriva on a dual boot on the network where I work and our server is called cadserver and I dont know how I managed to call the mandriva partion cadserver.

if anyone could help that would be great.
 
Old 06-08-2005, 03:29 AM   #2
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Go with the following steps

Just change the line in /etc/hostname that ends in the present machine name to end with the name you want for your machine.

Then change /etc/hosts, which should be just one word to be that name that you've chosen.
 
  


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