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hostnamectl

Get or set the hostname of the computer.

  • Get the hostname of the computer:

hostnamectl

  • Set the hostname of the computer:

sudo hostnamectl set-hostname "{{hostname}}"

  • Set a pretty hostname for the computer:

sudo hostnamectl set-hostname --static "{{hostname.example.com}}" && sudo hostnamectl set-hostname --pretty "{{hostname}}"

  • Reset hostname to its default value:

sudo hostnamectl set-hostname --pretty ""