Wednesday 14 November 2012

How to set hostname in fedora core 16

We have three way to change the hostname in Fedora core 16

1) Vim /etc/hosts, edit and add "test123" in last   localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 test123
::1         localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6 test123

2) Vim /etc/sysconfig/networks, change hostname


3) Use command hostname 

  set hostname test123

4) Reboot the machine

the machine should display the new hostname "test123"