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How do I set the tld for the hostname?

There is a bug in etckeeper with git in 14.04 Trusty Tahr where there is needed the TLD in the hostname. My solution as a workaround was to think of a fantasy tdl and set it with: hostname ...
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Can't see the Username and hostname in terminal

While I'm Opening a New Terminal i Used to get like this before sysadmin@system99:~$ But now i get like this below -bash-4.2$ Seems .bashrc issue, so what i copied bashrc from cp /etc/skel/* ...
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sudo: unable to resolve host

This makes it appear that my hostname if correct: ubuntu@webserver:~$ hostname webserver Below is the command I'm running and the output: ubuntu@webserver:~$ sudo hostname webserver sudo: unable ...
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sm-msp-queue says: unable to qualify my own domain name (xxx) — using short name

Every 20 minutes, for days, sm-msp-queue (something related to sendmail, I guess) writes a message in my ubun that goes like that: unable to qualify my own domain name (ubun) -- using short name ...
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Disable logon prompt show hostname

Per default the login prompt shows %hostname% login:. I don't want anybody with console access to see the hostname of the server that easily. How to get rid of the hostname there?
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I cant ping my domain from outside

I can't ping my domain from outside my vps. I tried in cmd.exe -> ping domain.com but I didnt get any answer. But when I try via putty console I can do it: ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 ...
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How can I confirm my name on a local network?

My local network name is usually myhostname.local, but sometimes other people on the network can't access me at that address and I have to give them my network IP address (which changes). How can I ...
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Blank/empty hostname

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and i was wondering if there is way to not send my hostname when connecting to a router? For example when I connect to my router I can see my laptop hostname when I log on the ...
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How do I get the new hostname into syslog after changing the hostname?

When I installed Ubuntu I named my computer "test" after the installation was finished, I renamed the hostname to somewhat nicer: sudo hostname silversurfer And I added the hostname to /etc/hosts ...
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Issue when sudo something after a hostname change

I was tired of my system's name so i decided to change it. I gksudo gedit /etc/hostname and changed my first and never touched computer name to a new one. Then now when i sudo something like sudo ...
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ping: unknown host

Since few days, my dedicated server (Ubuntu 13.04) is no longer able to ping or connect to my NAS through DNS (hostname -> kr1.synology.me ) . The IP address ( 178.83.88.248 ) address against , is ...
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Why does my hostname contain odd characters?

I installed Ubuntu, went straight to the Terminal and noticed there is some odd characters in my name. Here's what it is: imageek@imageek-DP700A3D-DM700A3D-DB701A3D-DP700A7D: How do I change this?
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Is it possible to resolve a hostname from an IP address without DNS? [closed]

I have a question , can i ping an ip and return hostname without dns using or ip mapping ? Maybe from the ARP cache .
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Use Nautilus to open an SSH connection using hostname

I'm trying to SSH another machine on my LAN using the hostname because the local IP address gets re-assigned somewhat regularly (we have issues with our ISP and frequently have to reset our network). ...
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Set fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance

I am trying to set a fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance. I have set CNAME entry in Route53, so when I go to sync1.staging1.mycompany.net, it resolves to the correct instance. What I have ...
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After change of hostname, Ubuntu does not recognize the name

After I had changed my hostname through opening a certain file I am unable to remember, I encountered several problems. I was unable to save back-ups, my computer was occasionally unable to identify ...
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Unable to change Computer name [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12 on MacOSX 10.7 and I haven't bound it to domain. So I am logging in locally but when I use the command mentioned above, I am unable to save the file after typing my name in ...
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Changing Hostname and Serving with Apache [duplicate]

I want to serve my website locally with my hostname. It's gibberish now, but people in my network can reach it. Let's say my hostname is >hostname ABCabcABC And, if my local people open a ...
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Lost access to sudo

sudo: unable to resolve host I think I need to edit the /etc/hosts file to make an entry for 127.0.1.1 PC name. But how can I do that if I can't access sudo? It seems to have gone since I updated ...
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How to know the login and password details, my name and computers name after i'm done installing ubuntu?

while the setup i'm asked to type in my name and the computers name, after the os is installed, how can i know it?![enter image description here][1]
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Fixing my username and home directory differing

When I installed Ubuntu 13.04 a while back, I got into this weird predicament where my username is different from the name of my home directory. Essentially, I wanted to call the user datus, while ...
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not sure I set my host name right need someone to straighten me out

I just installed Zimbra and I think I screwed up my host name trying to get it to install. I did get Zimbra installed but the certificate is not working. (that's another topic) Here is my host file: ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation 12.04: Won't continue after asking for hostname

After it asked for the hostname, the terminal showed up, and no other prompts are appearing. Any help? I'm using a stock "Dell Latitude D510" plugged in. Connected to my router by Ethernet.
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I can ping IP address but can not ping hostname

My address: user@pc1:~$ ifconfig eth0 |grep "inet " inet addr:192.168.2.10 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 I can ping this address user@pc1:~$ ping -c 1 192.168.2.11 PING ...
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Having 2 websites under same IP apache2 configuration?

I know there is plenty of documentation about this, but my problem is different. I have 2 websites (subdomains) running on one apache2 server. Site 1 is working fine, site 2 is somehow linked to the ...
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Get IP of remote windows machine from Hostname

I have a headless Windows 7 box I'm trying to access using VNC viewer from my Ubuntu Gnome Raring machine. Previously, when I was running Linux mint, I could do this no problem... but I can't ...
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hiding hostname on network

When I run zenmap, I occasionally see devices (like ipods) with no hostname, just an IP. Is there any way on linux to mimic this? Is it possible to make it so that the computer's domain name is not ...
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Cannot connect remotely to ubuntu using hostname on win7

I am trying to connect to my ubuntu pc from my windows 7 pc using ultravnc (on LAN). It works when I use the IP address of the ubuntu pc, but when I use its hostname it doesn't work at all, I cant ...
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user name and domain name for ssh

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, I want to remotely transfer files from my laptop to another computer with scp command; but I am not sure how to check and setup the user name and domain name ...
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Changed hostname, closed before changing hosts, now sudo is broken, catch-22!

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I was trying to change my computer name to "main" and I messed up, I'm not sure what to do now. I was following the directions on this page. Here's what I did: sudo ...
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resolving windows hostname

my main host is windows and im running ubuntu on a virtual guest OS, im currently mounting a folder in windows and in ubuntu and i get this error: in /etc/fstab //Windows-PC/shared ...
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Could not resolve hostname

I am trying to login to a server using ssh and the console. I have the Ubuntu Raring Ringtail. I get the could not resolve hostname prompt a couple of times and then after some attempts it just works. ...
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What's the difference between `hostname` and `uname -n`

On my server, these both return the host name: $ ubuntu@mt-solo:~$ uname -n myserver $ ubuntu@mt-solo:~$ hostname myserver Is this always the case?
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Changing computer name [duplicate]

Can someone tell me how to change the computer name on a pc, I've tried to edit the /etc/hostname file but it won't allow me access to save the amended file, thought the user the system created was ...
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Accessing share without defining host

I've created multiple Samba shares using "net usershare" and they work perfectly. The only question is that the user connecting to the share has to use one of the following two formats to log in ...
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Can i configure ubuntu to append a domain to the end of an ssh hostname request?

I have many servers and they all end with the same servers.company.net, so for example vded-xx-001.servers.company.net, and was wondering if it is possible to make it so i can just type the ...
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Local hostname resolution with local Ubuntu DNS server fails

So I will start with the fact I wasted the whole day trying to figure that out with no results... I have a small local network behind a NAT router. It goes like this: ISP->NAT Router (contains a ...
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Access Windows machines from Ubuntu on local network by hostname

[I've searched a LOT for a solution to this issue, but if someone wants to point me to a related question and/or answer, please do!] I have a local network over a broadband router with 3 Windows 7 ...
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how to correctly change machine name? [duplicate]

I've changed my machine name through editing /etc/hostname file. but since I did, a weird message appears whenever I sudo: sudo: unable to resolve host Tehuti then it asks for password normally. ...
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Ubuntu Server: Change Hostname Error

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 fresh installation where I want to change the 'hostname' (machine name'. I have followed several instructions, such as from: ...
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ubuntu server not resolving LAN hostnames

Bit stuck here. I have 2 machines that cannot resolve LAN hostsnames, unless there are specific entries in /etc/hosts But other machines on the LAN can resolves hostnames. My LAN: 1 x Cisco ...
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Possible to run custom DHCP and DNS with fall-back to Cable Modem?

I am trying to accomplish a task that may, or may not, require a creative solution. Essentially, I want to run my own DHCPd and, more importantly, DNS for my home network. I want to run my own Name ...
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Sendmail not working on ubuntu guest - unqualified host name

I have a win7 host running ubuntu guest through vbox. it is configured with a bridged network adapter and I am using DHCP to assign an ip of 192.168.0.5 to the guest which is mapped to smartstart.dev ...
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how to change my hostname?

My hostname is localhost, reported by hostname command, and terminal prompt root@localhost:~#. How can i change it to mismis.com with mismis alias? and what is the proper configuration. I confused ...
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How should I configure my hostname to support forwarding MX records?

I have a server on 12.04.1 with ISPConfig3 and a few domains. Each of the domains forwards to my WAN IP which then forwards to my server on my local network. I am trying to get the MX records for ...
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Problem Raised after changing the system hostname

I have changed the hostname of my computer from dar to hus by editing the /etc/hosts file and /etc/hostname file. Now the problem is that some software which were installed under 'dar' are not ...
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Changing System name [duplicate]

I am given an Old Ubuntu working system and the previous user had everything on his name so started turning it to my name as typing his name everywhere was bugging me. I tried $ usermod -l hussain ...
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can't /etc/hosts be set up automatically?

what I need is: automatically add mac-addresses to some file and manually add the hostnames assigned to them, and a script will then scan my home LAN for those mac-addresses and populate the ...
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Cannot resolve hostname?

I' using lucid 10.04 i used centrify agent to add my ubuntu machine into AD. The machine name is suppose to be abc.company.edu.uk. I have edited /etc/hosts file. It says as 192.168.1.22 ...
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Cannot access Samba share from windows 7 using hostname

I've been trying for days to get this working, and everywhere I look online it seems no one has a definitive answer, so here is the run down: I have an external drive attached to my ubuntu 12.04 ...