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July 24th, 2008, 06:16 PM
when i first installed ubuntu i had to specify a computer/system name, let's say i named it ubuntu1, but now i would like to change the name to a different one, how do i do that?

July 24th, 2008, 06:20 PM
enter this--

gksudo gedit /etc/hosts /etc/hostname
then change your name(s), to what you want..

hope it helps..

July 24th, 2008, 07:16 PM
You can do this using GUI as well

System >> Administration >> Network