[clug-talk] hostname

Nick Wiltshire nick at customdesigns.ca
Mon May 8 09:49:24 PDT 2006


There's a few ideas here:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?threadid=133423


On Monday 08 May 2006 10:41 am, Mitchell Brown wrote:
> It says its supposed to be at /etc/hostname -- but it aint!
>
> On 5/8/06, Mark Carlson <carlsonmark at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/8/06, Mitchell Brown <mbgb14 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I don't seem to have a hostname file in etc :-/ should I make it?
> >
> > read the man page for hostname
> >
> > if it says /etc/hostname is the correct file, then create one.
> >
> > without the file, `hostname` could be returning the FQDN ( `hostname
> > -f` ) which will be localhost unless you change it by some other means
> > (such as in the /etc/hosts file)
> >
> > -Mark
> >
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