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HOSTNAME(1)             FreeBSD General Commands Manual            HOSTNAME(1)

NAME
     hostname -- set or print name of current host system

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)

HISTORY
     The hostname command appeared in 4.2BSD.

FreeBSD 6.2                     April 18, 2005                     FreeBSD 6.2

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