Ubuntu - How to Change the Computer Name

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There's nothing simpler than changing the name of you computer in Ubuntu:
  • From Ubuntu's desktop, click on System Settings
  • Go to System>Details
  • Go to the Overview section
  • Clear the Device name field and enter a new name:
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