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Thread: libranet 2.0 says my hostname is invalid (dhcp)

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    libranet 2.0 says my hostname is invalid (dhcp)

    i know my hostname is MYWIFESNAME.sd.cox.net and this
    hostname works with my mandrake 8.1 box and with my wifes and sons
    windows boxen. during install when i enter this hostname,
    libranet 2.0 says "hostname invalid". but i know this hostname is correct, and
    i cant get online without it. please help
    >>>>ps-other than this small problem, i love libranet. easy + fun to install.
    i cant wait to use debian. :-)

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    Re: libranet 2.0 says my hostname is invalid (dhcp

    The host name is only the first part. That whole thing is FQDN ( Fully Qualified Domain Name ). Edit /etc/hostname file to "MYWIFESNAME" only.

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    Re: libranet 2.0 says my hostname is invalid (dhcp

    followup: this is a known bug in libranet 2.0, and is fixed by DL
    a previous version of adminmenu*.deb. thanx, compunuts

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