How to change hostname in ubuntu

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    Changing the hostname or computer name in ubuntu

    Edit /etc/hostname and change to the new value,

    nano /etc/hostname
    Edit /etc/hosts and change the old line to your new hostname localhost ubuntu.local ubuntu # change to your new hostname

    Now after a reboot, your hostname will be the new one you choose.

    Answered on April 24, 2018.
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