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HOSTNAME(1)                  BSD Reference Manual                  HOSTNAME(1)

NAME
     hostname - set or print name of current host system

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

DESCRIPTION
     Hostname 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/netstart, normally run at boot time.

     Options:

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

SEE ALSO
     gethostname(2),  sethostname(2)

HISTORY
     The hostname command appeared in 4.2BSD.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution       April 28, 1995                               1