console-conf should allow to configure a hostname

Bug #1621380 reported by Oliver Grawert on 2016-09-08
This bug affects 3 people
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Bug Description

additionally to setting up the network and setting up an admin user console-conf should allow me to also assign a hostname dynamically (overriding a potentially set hostname from the gadget) so not all ubuntu-core installs in my house are called "localhost"

Michael Hudson-Doyle (mwhudson) wrote :

Makes sense. I presume I can just call hostname(1) to get/set the host name?

I guess this should be asked on a separate screen, after network but before asking for the SSO email address?

Changed in subiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Oliver Grawert (ogra) wrote :

not sure, i always edit /etc/hostname and /etc/hosts manually (old habit), i'm not sure the call to hostname updates /etc/hosts

Changed in subiquity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Chad Miller (cmiller) wrote :

The DHCP server might have told you to use a hostname to use when you're assigned an address. If so, default to that in the prompt to the user.

affects: subiquity (Ubuntu) → subiquity
Changed in subiquity:
status: In Progress → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
John Lenton (chipaca) on 2019-08-22
no longer affects: snappy
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