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How to Edit Hosts File on Mac
Ross — Gasmask manages the edits you make independent of the actual file. It has its own editor, and I am assuming it is saving the different edits in its own file system space. The point was to avoid using Terminal entirely though. Sometimes the terminal is the very easy way. Worked fine in Lion whereas the Terminal command to open the hosts file for editing that worked in Snow Leopard fails in Lion.
Great workaround. OMG thank you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! TextWragler works great with OSX The Does anyone know what version of TextWrangler GUI is being shown in step 7 … because in the so called latest version 4. TextWrangler 4. I was using 4.
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Thanks for letting me know the GUI had changed! Solved my problem after a lot of visited forums about this issue. Really helpful. A lot better than using the terminal and anything else. Press Enter on the filename prompt, and Control-x to exit the editor. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Mac OS X Ok,resolved :wink2: don't glory,Mountain lion is a Puma in animal World.
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How to Edit the Hosts File (Mac)
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When you try, it asks permission, reminding you that you are not a member of the required group, but password entry will allow you to open and edit the file. Plus, it has optional command line additions also not built in to App Store version that will allow you to use TextWrangler by entering edit name of file to open things directly from Terminal.
Open File dialog has a handy "show invisibles" option to help you open and edit hidden or dot-prefixed files too. It's a free app so no risk in trying. I am in HighSierra, and I remember well from Lion and later until including HighSierra that you select "Hosts" and open it with Textedit without any ado. We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-line answer; explain why your answer is right, ideally with citations.
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