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Tuesday, September 16th 2003, 9:58am

Changing hostname

Currently my machine has `localhost' as the hostname. Using the hostname command, my machine's name is only temporarily changed. Can anybody help me?

Mandrake 9.1


Tuesday, September 16th 2003, 1:02pm

You should be able to change the hostname by editing /etc/hosts. Does Mandrake use some sort of a utility program to set this? Maybe that is why your changes are over written.