vim can't write /etc/hosts

Frank Fesevur
Mon Sep 8 20:24:00 GMT 2014

2014-09-07 17:00 GMT+02:00 Andrey Repin:
> Adding to what other people said, most self-respecting antivirus applications
> explicitly block access to system hosts file.
> For obvious reasons.
> If you absolutely NEED to modify it, and can't resolve your issues in any
> other way, disable hosts file protection first.

Just to make sure I just disabled Kaspersky and tested again. That is
not the cause of this problem. It would have surprised me a lot, since
nano and the echo command work as expected.


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