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Re: ..:: [ FC2 ] ::.. NON-CRITICAL config question.



On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 11:06, John Courie II wrote:
> Hey all, My name is john and I am brand new to linux. I can count the
> hours booted into linux in my fingers, but I got sold on the F/OSS ideal
> and I am going to make this work.
> 
> I installed FC2 last night and when it resolves my hostname through eth0 
> it is some long ass nonsense that it gets dynamiclly from COMCAST.
> 
> I want to change that to be a name I pick
> 
> I looked through the BASH manual and through a few orielly books on tcpip,
> I googled and looked through some n00b forums, no luck...
> 
> How do I configure my system to have a custom name that shows up on the
> prompt while still accepting and using the dynamic IP sent from comcast?
> 
> I understand that there are considerably more critical issues that need to
> be adressed but I suspect that this question is trivial to many of you and
> can be anwsered easily.
> 
> any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
The manuals to RH9 are also very useful.  There might be some changes in
FC2, but the give a great introduction.  For example, see:
https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-9-Manual/ref-guide/



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