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Changing The Hostname Of A Debian System June 21, 2009

Posted by ModelR in Everything LINUX.
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Reference this article: http://www.ducea.com/2006/08/07/how-to-change-the-hostname-of-a-linux-system/

To change the hostname of a Debian system and make it permanent, you will have to edit this file

/etc/hostname

Enter the new hostname that you wish to change to then run this command:

/etc/init.d/hostname.sh start
Logout and log back in to see if the changes are active

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