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BSD 2.11 - man page for hostname (bsd section 1)

HOSTNAME(1)				       General Commands Manual					  HOSTNAME(1)

NAME
hostname - set or print name of current host system
SYNOPSIS
hostname [ -s ] [ nameofhost ]
DESCRIPTION
Hostname 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/netstart , normally run at boot time. Options: -s Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
SEE ALSO
gethostname(2), sethostname(2)
HISTORY
The hostname command appeared in BSD 4.2 . January 29, 1995 HOSTNAME(1)
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