Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
For a brief amount of time Linux did rule a small segment of the Linux Industry, the Netbooks. ASUS, ACER, MSI and many others had a favour of their netbook in the market sporting an Intel Atom processor and running one of their own customised versions of Linux.
Many critcis always blame Linux for the lack of games, although it's not entirely Linux's fault that it has few games. Not all game companies realise the potential of this widely used platform. But some like iD Software do.
One of the most greatest feature of Linux is that anyone can make a distro of it by packaging any software they choose for any purpose they think possibly fit and so we have countless Linux distros that serve various purposes from Desktop use, Server use, Rescue Operations, Forensics, Music Editing, Child education, etc. Well there is a new one and it's use?
MyBroadband.co.za reports that more than 90% of the world's largest supercomputers now run Linux: "The biannual Top500 report on the world's biggest and best supercomputers has been released and shows that almost all of the top 500 now run Linux.