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Mac OS X Lion resets my hosts file automatically

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/etc/hosts getting reset in Lion

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Point an URL to a local html-page via hosts file

I want to surprise myself with a picture of an evil looking monkey every time I access Facebook by habit or rather by addiction. Therefore I added the following lines to /private/etc/hosts: # Block ...