On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 14:02 -0800, Clark Dunson wrote: > 1) After using sethostname, GNOME will not start a new terminal. This is most likely an /etc/hosts issue with the new name. > 2) eth0 loses IP when booted beside a machine with same hostname. I believe it never gets a name because of DHCP server brokenness -- from what you've described. > 3) GUI dialog appears stating "You are not allowed to access the > system configuration" What steps lead to this dialog box? Is the account you are logged into allowed to perform sysadmin tasks? > 1) & 3) appear to be GUI/GNOME related. Brian is right about #2. I dare say, #1 is not Gnome related but basic system admin related (and Gnome will be happy when you fix that -- not Gnome's fault), and #3 is likely to be an issue of syadmin again, where the user trying to perform whatever tasks are emitting the errors is not allowed to do such things. > Again my apologies, and please don't blame Clark. He is going > to kill me when he realizes that I used his machine to get justly > flamed. > > Marco. LOL. Nice try Clark. ;-) b.
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