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I just installed Ubuntu 8.04 server edition, and I'm just trying to figure out how to be able to refer to the computer on my local network by it's name. When I installed, I named it joebuntu (I know, clever), but when I try to go to http://joebuntu, or even joebuntu:80, or ssh into joe@joebuntu, it doesn't find it.
Naturally if I replace joebuntu with it's local ip it works fine.
So am I missing something really simple? I feel like this normally works just fine how I want it too.