Re: Where is /etc/hosts in Debian?
On Sat, 22 Nov 1997, Mark Phillips wrote:
> That's strange. It didn't exist on my friend's machine until it was
> manually created. Does this suggest that it wasn't configured properly?
> Does anyone know what creates the /etc/hosts file?
This file is created by the installation software when you "configure the
network". This is why dpkg doesn't know about it. If no network
configuration is made, or you answer no to the first question, the file is
never created. The solution is your favorite editor.
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