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Re: networkmanager hostname woes

From: Arun Isaac
Subject: Re: networkmanager hostname woes
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:57:05 +0530

Thomas Danckaert writes:

> Hi Guix,
> since the change to networkmanager, I've been running into the 
> following problem: when I connect to a wireless network using 
> networkmanager, I can no longer start graphical applications 
> (starting any program fails with “cannot open display :0.0” and 
> similar messages).
> AFAIU, the cause is that networkmanager changes my hostname (after 
> DHCP?), in my case to “new-host2” or something similar, and this 
> seems to break the X session.  When I manually restore the hostname 
> with “sudo hostname <original-hostname>”, the problem is solved.  Is 
> there anyway to disable this behaviour for networkmanager?

I have the exact same problem too. If somebody has a solution, I'd like
to hear about it.

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