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MacOSX and hostname

h/t Larry Gordon (copied because I want to make sure I always have it available):

When I log into the network at my job my Mac’s hostname always turns to:

larryx.na.corp.ipgnetwork.com

I have my local hostname set to:

larryx.local

So What I would like to do is set my Mac’s hostname to my local hostname. You can do this all from Terminal in a single line.

Run this command in Terminal:

sudo scutil --set HostName larryx.local

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