Daniel Silverstone dsilvers at
Tue Nov 22 11:41:38 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-22 at 12:32 +0100, john wrote:
> I am using dapper drake, and get this irritating warning about my hostname 
> being invalid. I tried small.kubuntu,, small_kubuntu, but 
> hostnam just doesn't like it. I'd like to ask what are valid hostnames?
> eg.
> |root at mymachine:hostname small_kubuntu
> |root at mymachine:hostname: the specified hostname is invalid

IIRC, valid hostnames will contain no dots, and will have no underscores
in them.

small-kubuntu should work


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