Re: gnome startup and hostname

On 16 Feb 2001 10:13:00 -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Running redhat 7.0 gnome/sawfish
> gnome-core-1.2.1-33
> sawfish-0.30.3-10
> What is the reason that gnome needs a hostname to startx?
> Can it be turned off without causing big problems?

some of the corba stuff needs it to work well.

if you put your hostname in /etc/hosts as an alias for localhost it will
work:        ulysses localhost

"The people who made the Macintosh produced a miracle, but that
 doesn't mean their code was wonderful." -- Bob Cringely

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