How to change the host name of Linux computer

On a Linux computer, you can change the host name anytime you like following the method given below after opening a terminal window. $ sudo vi /etc/hosts <enter> 127.0.0.1 mycomputer.mydomain.com <enter> :wq $ sudo vi /etc/hostname <enter> Insert mycomputer.mydomain.com <enter> :wq $ sudo hostname -F /etc/hostname <enter> Now check if hostname has changed $ hostname … Continue reading How to change the host name of Linux computer

Change host name in Fedora Linux

To change the host name on Fedora Linux, do the following: Open a terminal window Login as root Add the host name to /etc/hosts Add the host name to /etc/syconfig/network Reboot your computer Add the host name to /etc/hosts # vi /etc/hosts <enter> Add below line to the end of the file 192.168.1.101 american.domain.com american … Continue reading Change host name in Fedora Linux