[clug-talk] hostname

Darren L xlr8me at gmail.com
Mon May 8 09:33:00 PDT 2006


check the network config file.

check under /etc/hostname (if it exists)

check /etc/hosts



On 5/8/06, Mitchell Brown <mbgb14 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi, sorry for frequent posting but this is something that has vexed me
> forever!
>
> localhost being the hostname sucks. Now, I can goto a terminal and do
> "hostname mynewhostname" as root and it changes it. For that session. As
> soon as I reboot its back to localhost!!!! Why? How can I change it? I know
> in U/Kubuntu you set it during the install, and it actually sticks but thats
> the only distro so far that I've seen!!!
>
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