How to Change Hostname in opensuse 11/11.1
A hostname (occasionally also, a sitename) is the unique name by which a network-attached device (which could consist of a computer, file server, network storage device, fax machine, copier, cable
modem, etc.) is known on a network. The hostname is used to identify a particular host in various forms of electronic communication such as the World Wide Web, e-mail or Usenet.
On the Internet, the terms “hostname” and “domain name” are often used interchangeably, but there are subtle technical differences between them.
There is 2 ways to change hostname in Openuse.
First methode :
Go to yast admin control
Open and edit your hostname.
Try to edit the lines
now save and exit
now you have to change manually the file /etc/hosts and edit the
reboot and every thing will be Ok
The second methode :
Go to network devices and then to network settings
There you have to edit Hostname./DNS
Ok. then reboot the PC and should be OK :)