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* Moderator Edit: this post has been broken off of an old thread to create a new thread. Originally Posted by AlexK You have two options: 1. Edit the /etc/HOSTNAME ...
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    how to change the system name


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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexK View Post
    You have two options:
    1. Edit the /etc/HOSTNAME file, add the name of computer followed by domain. e.g. mine is Mercury.Solar Mercury is name of computer, Solar is my "fake" domain name.

    2. Launch Yast -> Network Devices -> Network Card -> "Hostname and Nameserver" change your computer's name in hostname field, then save it.
    Please also tell me how to change the system name of fedora as well as mandriva thanks.
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    in fedora its /etc/hosts file.
    add entry in it

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    On Fedora also change /etc/sysconfig/network.

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    thanks..........................

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