The hardest part of setting up a new computer is choosing a hostname 😂

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@danielle @mwt Gets easier when you choose a namespace: Currently Coffe-Drinks (Latte, Cappuchino,..) for work-related, Slackwyrm Characters for Private Systems

@wonko @mwt I ran out of not-awful laptop names in my old naming scheme 😬

@wonko @danielle At work I simply use names based on the function or type/ manufactor of the system, at home I go with (mostly lesser known) places of middleearth. Making it a hard time is trying to reflect the function of the system somehow in the choosen name.

@mwt @wonko @danielle I forgot the systems: For those we use planets from Doctor Who

@danielle I was supposed to set up a VM at work as a backup computer if my workstation was offline, and it took…much longer than I want to admit before I actually got it set up, since every time I tried I got stuck at picking a hostname.

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