I want to change the OS hostname but I do not want to restart. I have edited /etc/hostname but it requires a restart to get implemented. How to avoid this?
When I connect to my server (ubuntu server 10.10), I get this: firstname.lastname@example.org ~> How can I remove ".belkin"?
I have a network which connects a couple of hosts. I would like to be able to reach other hosts from one of them using the hostname. I just discovered the ".local" domain, which is available through ...
My network includes machines running Linux and others running Windows. And my machine is running Linux.
I've a small home network up and running and managed to set up ssh. Can anyone tell me what I need to do to refer to one computer on the network from another by host name rather than IP address (which ...
I've got several Ubuntu machines on my network at home, but the DNS is provided by a windows server (2K). When I ssh to them from another , if I ssh to them as "machine" I can't connect, but if I ...
I have a media/file server running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, connected via cable directly to a DSL router, which also acts as a network switch. The router uses DHCP to dynamically assign IP ...
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 ...
I want Ubuntu to get the hostname and DNS name from a DHCP client. The default installation of Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) does not do that. The same question was asked and is unsolved on ...
I'm attempting to block myself from time-wasting websites but changes I make to /etc/hosts. For example: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 ross-laptop 127.0.0.1 bing.com # The following lines are ...
I want to change my device name but I have not found any option in the settings to do it. I am using Ubuntu for first time. Is there any way to change the device name that appears when I lock the ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I change the computer name? I'd like to rename my computer. What's the recommended way to do this? Is there anything likely to break after I rename it?
I need to use the custom url name which is able to access from all devices in LAN. I know that it can be changed from the /etc/hosts file 127.0.0.1 myname 127.0.1.1 system09-System-Product-Name ...