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sed -i 's/oldname/newname/' /etc/hosts /etc/hostname
2014-11-02 22:03:48
User: adria
Functions: sed
Tags: sed hostname host
1

With sed you can replace strings on the fly.

sed -e "s/^127.0.1.1 $(hostname).novalocal/127.0.1.1/g" /etc/hosts
2014-09-25 15:38:43
User: renoirb
Functions: sed
0

When booting a VM through OpenStack and managed through cloudinit, the hosts file gets to write a line simiar to

127.0.1.1 ns0.novalocal ns0

This command proven useful while installing a configuration manager such as Salt Stack (or Puppet, or Ansible) and getting node name

curl ipinfo.io
2013-10-31 05:16:47
User: coderholic
2

Get your ip address, hostname, ASN and geolocation information. If you want just one field as a text response you can also get that,eg curl ipinfo.io/ip

python -c "import platform; print platform.node()"
echo -ne "\033]0;`id -un`:`id -gn`@`hostname||uname -n|sed 1q` `who -m|sed -e "s%^.* \(pts/[0-9]*\).*(\(.*\))%[\1] (\2)%g"` [`uptime|sed -e "s/.*: \([^,]*\).*/\1/" -e "s/ //g"` / `ps aux|wc -l`]\007"
2009-09-19 06:57:53
User: AskApache
Functions: echo
4

I usually have 5 or more ssh connections to various servers, and putting this command in my .bash_profile file makes my putty window or x terminal window title change to this easily recognizable and descriptive text. Includes the username, group, server hostname, where I am connecting from (for SSH tunneling), which device pts, current server load, and how many processes are running.

You can also use this for your PROMPT_COMMAND variable, which updates the window title to the current values each time you exec a command.

I prefix running this in my .bash_profile with

[[ ! -z "$SSH_TTY" ]] &&

which makes sure it only does this when connecting via SSH with a TTY.

Here's some rougher examples from http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html

# If set, the value is executed as a command prior to issuing each primary prompt. #H=$((hostname || uname -n) 2>/dev/null | sed 1q);W=$(whoami) #export PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -ne "\033]0;${W}@${H}:${PWD/#$HOME/~} ${SSH_TTY/\/dev\//} [`uptime|sed -e "s/.*: \([^,]*\).*/\1/" -e "s/ //g"`]\007"' #PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -ne "\033]0;`id -un`:`id -gn`@`hostname||uname -n 2>/dev/null|sed 1q` `command who -m|sed -e "s%^.* \(pts/[0-9]*\).*(\(.*\))%[\1] (\2)%g"` [`uptime|sed -e "s/.*: \([^,]*\).*/\1/" -e "s/ //g"` / `command ps aux|wc -l`]\007"' #[[ -z "$SSH_TTY" ]] || export PROMPT_COMMAND #[[ -z "$SSH_TTY" ]] && [[ -f /dev/stdout ]] && SSH_TTY=/dev/stdout

And here's a simple function example for setting the title:

function set_window_title(){ echo -e "\033]0; ${1:-$USER@$HOST - $SHLVL} \007"; }
ifconfig eth0 down hw ether (newmacaddresshere) && ifconfig eth0 up && ifconfig eth0 (newipaddresshere) netmask 255.255.255.0 up && /bin/hostname (newhostnamehere)
2009-06-04 20:25:49
User: localGhost
Functions: ifconfig
-3

The command above has been changed due to very good constructive criticism - thanks x 2! This command can be used after acquiring mac's, ip's and hostname's or any of the above from a freshly scanned LAN. User must be root, and remember to change your settings on your network managing software manually (Fedc10 NetworkManager Applet 0.7.1 is mine) instead of 'auto DHCP'. You can also substitute eth0 for wlan0 etc - be good and ENJOY!

hostname -i
2009-04-17 21:26:56
User: kFiddle
Functions: hostname
Tags: IP hostname
-2

I've seen some versions of hostname that don't have the -i option, so this may not work everywhere. When available, it's a better alternative than using ifconfig and wasting eyeball muscle to search for the address, and it's definitely simpler than using awk/sed.