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HOSTNAME(1)                 General Commands Manual                HOSTNAME(1)



NAME
       hostname - set or print name of current host system

SYNOPSIS
       hostname [ name-of-host ]

DESCRIPTION
       The  hostname  command  prints  the  name of the current host, as given
       before the "login" prompt.  The super-user can set the hostname by giv-
       ing   an   argument;  this  is  usually  done  in  the  startup  script
       /etc/rc.local.

FILES
       /etc/rc.local

SEE ALSO
       gethostname(2)



                               9 September 1987                    HOSTNAME(1)