Root password???

Adam Conrad adconrad at
Mon Apr 10 12:15:07 UTC 2006

Karl Goetz wrote:
> yeh. i found that
> sudo -s
> vi /etc/hostname
> vi etc/hosts/

changing /etc/hostname doesn't actually change your hostname, it's
merely a config file used on boot to SET your hostname.  To change it on
the fly, use the hostname(1) utility.

... Adam

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