How to change the computer name in linux


Follow me if you want to change the computer name on Linux
[purab@localhost ~]$ hostname purab
hostname: you must be root to change the host name
[purab@localhost ~]$ su
Password:
[root@localhost purab]# hostname purab
[root@localhost purab]#

close the terminal or command prompt and start again

[purab@purab ~]$

your Pc name will be purab

command : hostname your_desired_computer_name

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About Purab Kharat

I am WordPress and Drupal Architect. I worked on many technologies like Ruby on Rails, Flex, PHP etc... I am Purab Kharat from India, Pune. I love to play chess and listen music and read books. I work in SY Smartsourcing Global Pvt Ltd in Princeton, NJ, USA. Now I am living at Plainsboro, 164 Hampshire Drive, Princeton Meadows, NJ. I have more then Ten years experience in Web Application Development (Specially in Php 5.0, Ruby on Rails, Mysql 5.0, RIA, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Ecommerce)

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