Ubuntu Change Hostname – Ubuntu 17.x Linux

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The procedure to change the computer name on Ubuntu Linux:
1. Type the following command to edit /etc/hostname using nano or vi text editor: sudo nano /etc/hostname Delete the old name and setup new name.
2. Next Edit the /etc/hosts file: sudo nano /etc/hosts Replace any occurrence of the existing computer name with your new one. 3. Reboot the system to changes take effect: sudo reboot

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