Change Hostname in Ubuntu 16.04 Without Restart

Quick tutorial for those who want to change the Hostname (Computer name) in Ubuntu 16.04 Server or Desktop without a restart. 1. To change hostname temporarily so it works until you reboot the machine: In terminal / command console, run the command: sudo hostname NEW_NAME_HERE 2. To permanently change your computer name, you may edit… Continue reading Change Hostname in Ubuntu 16.04 Without Restart

How to Change Hostname (Computer Name) in Ubuntu 14.04

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to change the Hostname / Computer name in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. The default name was set when you were installing Ubuntu. You can easily change it to whatever you want in both Desktop & Server by editing the hosts and hostname files. Below… Continue reading How to Change Hostname (Computer Name) in Ubuntu 14.04

How to Change Computer Name (aka hostname) in Ubuntu 21.10

Last updated on September 22nd, 2021 This simple tutorial shows you how to change the hostname (also known as computer name) in Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Idri. The computer name is a unique identifier given to each computer. It’s not a big deal for small home networks or single use home computers. It matters however in… Continue reading How to Change Computer Name (aka hostname) in Ubuntu 21.10