I just clean installed mavericks on my mac and local domains i use for web development still work. Surely clean install wipes the host file, so how is this possible? Its not really a problem, i am ...
I'm using a Macbook Pro as a productivity/work machine and have Facebook and reddit blocked with /etc/hosts: ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # when the ...
I run mamp pro locally for web development and for each site I have internal maps for: domain.com = remote dev.domain.com = remote domain.dev = local I expect domain.dev is handled by mamp on my ...
I have Bonjour installed on my Windows 7 PC, and the installer appears to have poked all the necessary holes in the Windows firewall. However, I can't ping windows-pc.local from my Mac. If I ...
When I setup my computer I named it "Scott's MacBook Pro". And so when I go to System preferences->Sharing, it says Scott's MacBook Pro there as my computer name. However, opening up a terminal gives ...
I'm unable to save hosts file after adding websites to block,as well as unable to flush cache. I am not a techie, just researching on the web, and trying to follow directions for terminal and Text ...
I'm working on an OS X 10.6.8 machine, for which I do not have superuser privileges. I'd like to imitate the effect of adding an entry to the hosts file, i.e. have a certain domain resolve to a ...
I have some serious problems with the hosts file on my Lion 10.7.2. My hosts file is like following; 127.0.0.1 localhost 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 localhost fe80::1%lo0 localhost 188.8.131.52 ...