my hosts

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Wed Dec 15 12:28:07 UTC 2004

Am Mi, den 15.12.2004 schrieb fellons um 13:19:

> Do you think are possible modify manually /etc/hosts ?
> Do you know what is the format ? (I think tab).

Yes, you can safely edit the /etc/hosts file by hand. The format is:

IP <whitepsace> long host name <whitespace> short host name

Where <whitespace> can be tabstops or spaces.


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