[LON-CAPA-admin] editing /etc/hosts

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Fri Nov 3 09:17:20 EST 2006

Hi Jason,

> I have updated to FC5 and loncapa 2.2.2.  However, I got the infamous
> /etc/hosts error.  Can anyone guide me in how to do a command line edit of
> /etc/hosts? 

vi and emacs are both popular screen text editors for unix.

An intro to using vi:

An intro to using emacs:

> If you I know what needs to be in the file, I just don't know the
> linux procedure for opening and editing it.  I tried just typing /etc/hosts
> at the prompt but got "access denied."  Any help offered would be
> appreciated
> Jason Hitsman

guy at albertelli.com   0-7-1-6-27,137

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