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dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Mon Sep 12 13:25:59 EDT 2011
On Monday, September 12, 2011 01:18:28 PM Jon LaBadie wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 12:44:55PM -0400, Dan Arico wrote:
> > Here's the latest odd-ball thing I ran into:
> > I installed the latest Ubuntu on a desktop computer. When I came to the
> > part where I enter the name of the computer, I got a message that the
> > name had already been used on the local network. (It hadn't) I tried
> > another half-dozen names and none worked. The only thing that did was
> > the default name the installer assigned.
> > Dan
> Might you, or someone have used the name in the past such that
> it is still being cached by dhcp, dns, or ???
I tried a half-dozen names, including a nonsense string. None of them worked.
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