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Re: Need help setting up a home LAN

On Mon, 2 May 2011 14:29:21 +0100
Lisi <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Monday 02 May 2011 09:05:51 Jochen Schulz wrote:
> >  I know someone who absolutely despises of the
> > idea that the hosts in his local network have hostnames. He likes IP
> > addresses better. :)
> +1.  Much easier to remember!  It took me several years to be able to remember 
> my computers' names without having to look them up.

FTR, for ssh I use 'Host nnnn' and 'HostName mmmm' lines in the ssh
config, in order to use nicknames for the hosts (especially helpful for
accessing hosts not on the LAN, such as somename.dyndns.com).

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