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James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Tue Sep 13 21:33:15 EDT 2011
On 9/12/2011 12:44 PM, 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.
Damn, that is Wack!
It's none of the Installer's business whether a Name have been used...IP
Address, sure. Now I don't mind the observation, but let ME choose
whether to continue, OK? There are several reasons for assigning
duplicate names...some of them even make sense.
P.S. "We are all Kosh"
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