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Re: [K12OSN] Re: K12OSN digest, Vol 1 #229 - 13 msgs



On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 07:23:19PM -0700, anthony baldwin wrote:
> Also, should these terms be actual host and domain names or is simply "localhost" 
> sufficient, becuase, the message I get always says "localhost bad" as though the 
> name is inappropriate.

"localhost", not the name of your particular box.

> Than again, the person who suggested I look into this said this line should be in , simply, etc/hosts/
> and there is no such line there.  I just tried to add it, but apparently I will have to relogin as root, because Kate (kde editor, which I mostly use) won't allow "tony" to save the file when I alter it.

Yes you need to be root to add that line.

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Hans Ekbrand

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