gaia.cs.umass.edu—are mnemonic and are therefore appreciated by humans.
Hostname in Ubuntu for SSH
When you are logged into a linux machine, you might see something like
steven@ubuntu. In this case, it follows the format
2023-10-30: Ahhh, I finally understand the point of hostnames, they’re basically like aliases, so instead of having to add the ip manually, i.e. calling
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org, you can have something much simpler like
Your network does have to know this, you need to use