Fedora 23 uses Gnome 3.18 which is the latest version of the gnome-shell desktop environment.
To change some of it’s settings, you can install the Gnome Tweak Tool.
The static host name is the universal hostname, which can be selected by the system user, and is saved in the /etc/hostname file.
Here, we will not going to discuss much about pretty, and transient hostnames classes, our main motive is to set system hostname, so here we go…
Alternatively, you may update a Fedora Install to latest version quickly, if you have the ISO of latest release of Fedora 22.
[Follow these instructions only if you’re planning to upgrade Fedora using DVD ISO image or skip to step #6 directly…] Before you continue to use Fedora 22 ISO to update your Fedora Install, check Hash of Fedora 22 with the one provided by Fedora Project on official page, as wrong/corrupted ISO may break your System.
Tried upgrading from F25 to F26 using dnf upgrade plugin.
This tool is used to manage three different hostnames classes and they are: static, pretty, and transient.
We’ve practically upgraded our Fedora 21 to Fedora 22 in our testing lab without any glitches.
Warning: Please backup, if any important data to external hard drive or usb device before proceeding for upgradation. It may take some time, depending upon your memory and Internet speed.
First list the current hostname using the following command: Static hostname: name: computer-vm Chassis: vm Machine ID: 458842014b6c41f9b4aadcc8db4a2f4f Boot ID: 7ac08b56d02a4cb4a5c5b3fdd30a12e0 Virtualization: kvm Operating System: Fedora 23 (Workstation Edition) CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23 Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-300.fc23.x86_64 Architecture: x86-64 To set system static IP address, you need to open and edit your network configuration file called enp0s3 or eth0 under /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ directory. HWADDR=::2D TYPE=Ethernet BOOTPROTO=dhcp DEFROUTE=yes PEERDNS=yes PEERROUTES=yes IPV4_FAILURE_FATAL=no IPV6INIT=yes IPV6_AUTOCONF=yes IPV6_DEFROUTE=yes IPV6_PEERDNS=yes IPV6_PEERROUTES=yes IPV6_FAILURE_FATAL=no NAME=enp0s3 UUID=1930cdde-4ff4-4543-baef-036e25d021ef ONBOOT=yes Important: Make sure to replace network configuration in the above file with your own network settings.
After making above changes, make sure to restart the network service to take new changes into effect and verify the IP address and network settings with the help of following commands.