I want to redirect some sites to localhost. I can use hosts file which resides in directory C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc in windows.

Which is equivalent of this file in Ubuntu?

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    Amusingly, the Windows hosts file is actually the equivalent of the Unix host file ; both files being kept in a folder called "etc" is a big clue. – Adrian Jul 22 '12 at 7:09

In Ubuntu it is /etc/hosts. You can edit the file as same in other OSes.

  • What for then there is a resolve.conf in Ubuntu? – Green Jul 12 '16 at 14:48

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