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Tue Nov 22 13:29:16 UTC 2005
small.kubuntu in /etc/hosts would itself be valid if your dnsdomainname is
kubuntu. e.g. mine is
127.0.0.1 <http://127.0.0.1> localhost prism prism.shadownet
Have you recently done an upgrade of anything thru [sk]ynaptic that might
affect your networking?
On 11/22/05, john <sorosj at gmail.com> wrote:
> yep. got that, in the meantime I tried simply small, but i got the same
> |user at mymachine: sudo -i
> |sudo: unable to lookup small via gethostbyname()
> I don't get it. it worked fine even with the dot for 3-4 months, and now i
> this warning, which by the way now gives me trouble, for example amule
> displays a warning, but starts in the background if i start it from a kde
> icon, if i start it from command line it does start, displays a warning,
> can be seen.
> thanks for the quick reply
> >On Tuesday 22 November 2005 12:41, Daniel Silverstone wrote:
> > 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.com<http://small.kubuntu.com>
> > > small_kubuntu, but hostnam just doesn't like it. I'd like to ask what
> > > 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
> > D.
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