Changing hostnames on Ubuntu 10.10

There are 2 different ways you can change hostnames on Ubuntu 10.10.  One of them is just a temporary change until you reboot the computer, the other changes the hostname of the machine forever.  Here is how you do both. To make a temporary change to the host name: 1. Start shell or terminal 2. at the prompt enter: hostname whateveryournewnameis This changes it to the new host name until…

February 4, 2011