Changing your Mac’s Computer Name

Launch ‘System Preferences’

Click the ‘Sharing’ icon

Type in what you want your Mac’s new computer name to be

Close ‘System Preferences’ – it’s that easy

Name your Mac whatever you want, but you’ll want to keep it distinguishable from other Mac’s on your network. As mentioned earlier, this is also what you will see in the remarkably basic “Computer Name” screensaver. You also might want to consider how it will look with the default settings in the OS X command line, this image shows what the modified computer name looks like in the Terminal:



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