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Why does my hostname appear with the address 127.0.1.1 rather than 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts?

This may be a bit of a noobish question, but I was taking a look at /etc/hosts on my new Xubuntu install and saw this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 myhostname On most 'nixes I've used, the second ...
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Setting defaults in sudoers

I'm trying to set the Defaults in an appropriate way for the pdebuild usage. I've got the command alias defined: Cmnd_Alias PBUILDER = /usr/sbin/pbuilder, /usr/bin/pdebuild, ...
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Xterm How to disable the visual bell

Thanks in advance. I am getting really nervous when I press Tab twice and screen is blinking(goes to opposite color and returns back). I have tried to change set .Xdefaults file "XTerm*visualBell: ...