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hostname - set or print name of current host system

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SYNOPSIS

hostname [-s] [name-of-host]

DESCRIPTION

The hostname utility prints the name of the current host. The super-user can set the hostname by supplying an argument; this is usually done in the network initialization script /etc/rc.d/hostname, normally run at boot time. This script uses the hostname variable in /etc/rc.conf.

Options:

-s Trim off any domain information from the printed name.

SEE ALSO

gethostname(3), rc.conf(5)

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