Ubuntu : retain host-name change after a reboot


The newly set hostname reverts back to older one after reboot

Reason :

Hostname is reset by cloud-init

Solution :

Inactivate cloud-init.

On terminal, key in –

[bash] hostnamectl set-hostname YourNewHostName sudo touch /etc/cloud/cloud-init.disabled sudo reboot [/bash]

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