Thursday , 19 October 2017

How to Change Hostname in KaliLinux

How to Change Hostname in KaliLinux

How to Change Hostname in KaliLinux :-

By default, Kali Linux comes with the hostname root@Kali. However when you are installing kalilinux with iso image file you have the option to change the hostname. but in the case of vmware imgae file, it,s not giving you installation option.

Today i am going to show you How to Change Hostname in KaliLinux ?

Click on Application > Accessories > Select Leafpad

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After opening leafpad click the file then open , click on the File systemetc 

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Find the hostname and click on open

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Now change the name Kali to your desired hostname

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and save it and restart your kali machine. Now you hostname is changed.

If you want to use the command line then use this commands

Open the terminal and type root@Kali:~# cd /etc and hit enter

then type root@Kali:/etc# leafpad hostname and hit enter

Leafpad will show your present hostname just replace it in your new hostname and save it

Enjoy your Own Hostname in kali.

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About Syed Balal Rumy

A 27 year Tech Geek and a blogger from India ( Bihar ) , live in New Delhi. I am MCITP , CEHv8 , CCNA , CCNA Security , CCNP Security , Security + and CCSA certified. Loves to write tech articles based on my real experiences.

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