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I want to access PC in LAN from other devices. I cannot use static ip for my PC. Is there a way to use hostname instead of dynamic ip to access PC so that even if ip changes i can access PC with its hostname? I am usin Linux.

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Simply set the hostname for the PC's and use SSH to access them.

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    Just setting the hostname on the computer itself is not enough; other computers still need a way to query for it. Windows has that built in – Linux often needs additional software. – grawity Aug 21 '14 at 5:48

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