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Dnsmasq

24th Apr 2012

When developing we tend to use a lot of different domains to do our work on, I typically will use the .drupal top level domain, so my project URLs look something like:


project-name.drupal

When starting a new project, one of the annoying things that we have to do is create an entry in the hosts file for this domain:


127.0.0.1 project-name.drupal

On Ubuntu there is a really simple way to automate this and give yourself a 'wilcard' DNS entry, so any domain that ends in .drupal will resolve to my local machine. Enter Dnsmasq.

Installation

This should work...

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