Assign a name to an IP address

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  1. balubeto

    balubeto Member

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    Hi

    I have a LAN with computers that have Windows 7 SP1 or Lubuntu 13.10. On the computers with Lubuntu, how do I assign a name to an IP address so that it can even use their names on any Linux program that requests access to a network resource?

    Thanks

    Bye

  2. ryanvade

    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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  3. GrumpyOldMan

    GrumpyOldMan Active Member

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    Easy way is to add a line in the hosts file for the systems you are making the reference from.

    Hosts is also an excellent way to block advertising sites, btw.
    tbshmkr and ryanvade like this.

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