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[Q] Editing hosts file.

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By james_2k, Senior Member on 10th August 2010, 05:50 PM
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hi guys, i need a guru to help me, how would i go about editing the hosts file in system/etc because although its rooted, when i try to push the file it says insufficient permissions. ive tried multiple things and am going a bit mad to be honest


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hi guys, i need a guru to help me, how would i go about editing the hosts file in system/etc because although its rooted, when i try to push the file it says insufficient permissions. ive tried multiple things and am going a bit mad to be honest


anyone?

You need read/write permission.
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yes i do know that :P

ive tried various methods of achieving it but none have so far worked
10th August 2010, 06:31 PM |#4  
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yes i do know that :P

ive tried various methods of achieving it but none have so far worked

Have you tried root explorer?
10th August 2010, 06:36 PM |#5  
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no but ive tried the one next to it when you search for 'root explorer' thought they would be pretty similar regardless
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Have you tried root explorer?

tried root explorer and it worked! i guess they arnt all created equal after all, many thanks mate
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tried root explorer and it worked! i guess they arnt all created equal after all, many thanks mate

Glad to help!
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