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editing hosts file on OSx


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I need to add something to my etc/hosts file yet I get permission errors and am not root. How can I add to this file?

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sudo vi /etc/passwd

Make sure you do this from the admin id.
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forbin don't you mean

sudo vi /etc/hosts

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