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how to change "raspberry pi" ident ?

Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:08 pm


i have a pi installed on a local network...

it is visible by other lan users on the network as ... "raspberrypi"

how does one change the "raspberrypi" to something else - eg " android phone ////" or whatever - ?

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Re: how to change "raspberry pi" ident ?

Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:24 am

I assume you mean your RPi hostname.

sudo raspi-config

From the first menu choose option 8 (Advanced Options)
From the Advanced Options menu choose A2 (hostname)
Read the rules then press enter to get to the hostname entry panel

On there give your RPi a new name. Then choose OK to complete the rename.
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