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[Bug 1476381] Re: hostname is not set correctly by unity-control-center


** Also affects: unity-control-center (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Also affects: gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** No longer affects: unity

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  hostname is not set correctly by unity-control-center

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Bug description:
  Ubuntu 15.04, Linux 3.19.0-22-generic, Unity.

  I used System unity-control-center --> Details to change my computer's
  hostname. This resulted in a state where


  was updated, but the relevant entry in /etc/hosts i.e.       <old-hostname>

  was not.

  Restarting the machine does not update the line in /etc/hosts.

  I believe this is a bug, it cannot be the intended outcome of unity-
  control-center, because it results in a broken state where the
  computer's own hostname is not a know host for itself, in turn
  resulting in many issues with internet applications.

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