Change Host Name on Ubuntu 18.04 and above
Sometimes you need to change the host name of a machine and this is how you do it
By editing the
This is as simple as opening the file and changing the old host name to a new one.
To view the cureent host name:
$ hostnamectl Static hostname: ubuntu Icon name: computer Machine ID: a3d9197b765643568af09eb2bd3e5ce7 Boot ID: 4cce352e3b074b829eaa7cffc968260c Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS Kernel: Linux 4.9.253-tegra Architecture: arm64
to change the system static hostname, you would use the following command:
sudo hostnamectl set-hostname <new host name>