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Re: /etc/hostname

Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> wrote:
> But this second configuration requires the network and will fail in
> the case that you have taken it offline.  On laptops that is not a
> desireable situation.  Even in the desktop environment there are cases

You can solve that by adding the external address to the loopback interface:

ip a a dev lo
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