This document contains instructions on how to find the name of a computer on Windows and Linux
.\(a period and backslash) into the username field
aboutin the start menu and open the About your PC settings app. Your computer name will be listed as
cmd /k hostnameinto the start menu and hit
Enter. Your computer name will be displayed in the first line of a command prompt window.
hostname. This works on Linux as well.
hostname. The computer name will be returned.
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