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How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?

Similarly to hostname that can be changed in different ways: temporarily using the hostname command permanently using /etc/hostname (or /etc/sysconfig/network or /etc/HOSTNAME, these files are used ...
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Hostname and SSL (apache) issue on Debian

I have been trying to setup SSL virtual host ServerAdmin webmaster@mts.com ServerName moclm.tap.pt DocumentRoot /var/www/tapme/ <Directory /> Options ...
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1answer
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OpenVZ tells me: hostname: the specified hostname is invalid on boot of the VE

I’m using Proxmox 2.1, which is based on Debian 6, for my OpenVZ installation. Which shouldn’t matter but I wanted to mention it before I begin with my problem. I imported several VEs into my newly ...
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2answers
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server host name and server ip address redirect (Debian, Apache)

I have the following folder structure on my Apache .../var/www/www.x.tt/htdocs .../var/www/www.y.tt/htdocs I have defined a virtual host for each. So if I type in www.x.tt in my browser I ...
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Debian squeeze: change to hostname makes other packages unhappy?

I'm working with a fresh Debian Squeeze install from Linode, and it looks like hostname behaves differently (from lenny) in a way that makes certain other packages unhappy. Viz: ...
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1answer
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Lost power now my hostname will not resolve

I have a Debian file server I'm accessing from windows clients. Until a power outage a few days ago I had no issues accessing via hostname. Now I must use the ip handed out by my router. I can ssh ...
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Debian Hostname refusing to stick

I'm using virtualbox for testing and have the latest stable Debian. When I try to set the hostname of the machine using both: hostname ayil and editing /etc/hostname and running ...
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3answers
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Which host name to put in /etc/hostname?

on my dedicaced server, i host multiple website. Simple question : what do i need to enter in /etc/hostname ? Why choose website1.com instead of website2.com ? What do i need to put in there ? ...
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How to change the hostname at the end of pxe unattended installation on Debian

I just installed a pxe server, and i'm installing debian with pxe . completely unattended with preseeding. Now, all my installations come with the same hostname, how I can change the hostname to ...
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How do I change Exim4's primary_hostname on a Debian box?

Some remote SMTP server I am trying to deliver mail to refuses to accept the HELO from my server: 504 5.5.2 <localhost>: Helo command rejected: need fully-qualified hostname Apparently, my ...