[Bug 195308] Re: unable to resolve host

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at canonical.com
Sat Aug 23 00:33:53 UTC 2008

*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 32906 ***

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 12:02:26AM -0000, Scotty wrote:
> Strange, typing in:

> scotty@:~$ hostname

> returns nothing.  A blank line.  I originally had localhost as the
> and changed it as per one of the suggested "fixes".  Changing
> it back to localhost produces no positive results.  Any idea how to
> change the blank return for a call of the hostname (as I am assuming
> that is part of the problem).

You can set your hostname by running 'sudo hostname scotty-laptop'.  To fix
this permanently (i.e., across reboots), set this name in the /etc/hostname

unable to resolve host
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