To change your hostname on a Linux computer, use the
For example, to change your computer's hostname to
$ sudo hostnamectl --static \
What is a hostname?
Computers have network addresses, but they're usually difficult for humans to remember. Hostnames are labels intended to help humans refer to a specific computer. Instead of navigating to 22.214.171.124, for instance, you navigate to www . example . com.
Read Alan Formy-Duval's article What's in a hostname? for more information about hostnames.