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Old 05-29-2004, 07:30 PM   #1
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Netconfig


I don't understand in Netconfig is. Hostname and Domain name. Would hostname be "username" and domain name be my internet like (Earthlink.net)?
 
Old 05-29-2004, 08:08 PM   #2
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Hostname is the name of your computer. Username is your name, or nickname.

Domain name you can leave blank (or just put earthlink.net). It's the top level url of your network if your using dns. There's a better explanation here.
 
Old 05-29-2004, 08:08 PM   #3
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hostname is basically your PCname.. what you want your machine to be called. and domain name can be your domain, if you have one. or you can set it to localhost.

*edit* brenton beat me to it..

 
Old 05-30-2004, 01:26 AM   #4
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I'm having trouble with this too. What about the last option "Will you be accessing a nameserver?"
 
Old 05-30-2004, 02:30 AM   #5
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The nameserver is for dns resolution of IPs from a url. So you'll need it if your accessing the internet through your network card.
 
Old 05-30-2004, 08:59 AM   #6
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The nameserver is for dns resolution of IPs from a url. So you'll need it if your accessing the internet through your network card.
WOO! I'm online with Slackware!!! WOO! Thanks a lot.
 
  


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