New to Ubuntu ? Need help finding your computer name? This is the perfect tutorial for you. This brief guide shows you how to quickly find your computer name in Ubuntu 11.10 if you don’t already know.

Ubuntu: Change Computer Name

Users who are new to any OS, whether Linux, Mac or Windows may need to start by leaning the basic. First you learn how to find your computer name, then how to change it, and further down the road, you learn how to configure advanced settings. This guide is the first step on your way to learning Ubuntu!

Without wasting anymore of your time, let’s get going.




  • Learn how to find your computer name in Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)
  • Enjoy!


There are many ways to find your computer name in Ubuntu and we’re going to show you a few. The first method is by pressing Ctrl – Alt –T on your keyboard and typing the command below:







Next, press Ctrl – Alt – L on your keyboard to lock your screen and you should find your computer name on the lock screen.





Finally, on the Logon screen, at the top left corner, you should also see your computer name.





That’s It. I hope by now you already know the name of my PC.