set FQDN for hostname

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Nov 6 01:41:42 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 17:57 -0700, rikona wrote:
> Hello Thufir,
> Friday, November 5, 2010, 4:39:26 PM, Thufir wrote:
> TH> As best as I can tell, you must edit two files (at least on Ubuntu) to
> TH> change the hostname result:
> I'm not sure this will help you, but perhaps others might comment on
> the significance....
> I was having a problem getting samba to work on a 2nd UB box. I put
> host names in /etc/samba/lmhosts and samba started working. [Plus the
> usual sharing, etc.]

He's having problems getting his hostname / domainname set. Ric

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