get an error " unable to resolve host (computer name)"

Asked by vshah

Binary package hint: gnome-terminal

installed Linux Mint Elyssa Version 5. Main version.
MintUpdate, Package Manager & partition manager don't launch. re-installed it 3 times still no avail. in terminal, if i type "apt update" or other commands get the error message " unable to resolve host (computer name)"
it may not be a bug... i'm new to Linux...

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Nov 21 18:15:15 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
Package: gnome-terminal 2.22.1-0ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

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vshah (vikramshah) said :
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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) said :

not a gnome-terminal bug.

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Martin Kossick (hacktick) said :

this seems not to be a bug.

I convert this to a question.
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Manish Sinha (मनीष सिन्हा) (manishsinha) said :

Can you provide us with a snapshot?
Take snapshot from Applications>Accessories>Take Snapshot

You can host the snapshot at or

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