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Changing IP address

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#1 Grub

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 06:32 AM

In Windows I could set a domain to be a different IP address by adding a line to a file called hosts (in system32). Is it possible to achieve the same thing in Linux?
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Posted 03 April 2008 - 04:02 AM

Yes, there is a 'hosts' file in Linux as well. It generally resides in /etc/ named 'hosts' = /etc/hosts

Edit it the same way as you would in Windows.
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#3 Tor

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Posted 08 April 2008 - 12:14 PM

You could also use iptables for this but would be a bit complicated for such a simple task.
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