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Re: changing local domain name

On 3/29/2018 9:56 PM, mick crane wrote:
On 2018-03-29 19:34, Curt wrote:
On 2018-03-29, mick crane <mick.crane@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
following recent about hostname it seems I've been under
misunderstanding that ".local" was OK so now I change local domain to
".home" .
It's not just domainname and /etc/hosts. It's every frigging where.
now my ISP SMTP server is moaning.

think I got them all except cups is unhappy, I don't know why.

There's actually a wiki on this:


For cups you might look at


the part after rm=

Of course that part is the part to the left of the first dot in your

Anyway, good luck (my hostname is incorrect, but as it has never caused
me any misery, I've left well enough alone up to this point).

Oh, there's more in /var. I'm going to ignore the binary files as I don't think they are current and I don't know how to edit them anyway. In fact the installation is a bit old I could do with tidying it all up anyway so I might as well start afresh.

I always start from scratch when I need to change the hostname/domain on a host.
That's probably the only reason I need to start afresh!

John Doe