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when I open a shell tjhe prompt in my system is <name>@localhost this despite the fact teh machine has been asiigned a definite name by the dhcp server. why does ...
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- 07-31-2005 #1
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this despite the fact teh machine has been asiigned a definite name by the dhcp server.
why does my machine does not recognize its own name?
- 07-31-2005 #2
The dhcp server assigns you an ip address, it has nothing to do with the hostname.
To change the your hostname doCode:
nano -w /etc/hostname
Hit Ctrl + x to quit, say y to save your work, hit Enter.
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