HOSTNAME(1) BSD Reference Manual HOSTNAME(1)
hostname - set or print name of current host system
hostname [-s] [name-of-host]
The hostname utility prints the name of the current host. The superuser can set the host name by supplying a /etc/myname file. This is used at system boot time by netstart(8) to initialize the hostname. The options are as follows: -s Trims off any domain information from the printed name.
domainname(1), gethostname(3), sethostname(3), myname(5), hostname(7), netstart(8)
The hostname utility appeared in 4.2BSD. MirOS BSD #10-current April 28, 1995 1
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