I want to add entries to my hosts file so I can access some local vagrant VMs for development.
I have a near-new install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. There is a
/etc/hosts file but changes I make to it are being ignored.
It looks like this:
1 127.0.0.1 localhost 2 127.0.1.1 q 3 4 # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts 5 ::1 ip6-localhost ip6-loopback 6 fe00::0 ip6-localnet 7 ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix 8 ff02::1 ip6-allnodes 9 ff02::2 ip6-allrouters 10 11 # My custom section 12 127.0.0.1:4567 local.devel <-- being ignored
I have tried adding other entries but nothing is being read.
I have checked
/etc/nsswitch.conf and it appears to have
files as the first entry. eg:
12 hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns 13 networks: files 14 15 protocols: db files 16 services: db files 17 ethers: db files 18 rpc: db files
Which I think is correct.
dnsmasq is installed but restarting the network manager also does not help.
Someone, please help I have been googling solutions for hours and nothing is working...