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I want to set name to my localhost.for example I want mysite.com instead of localhost/mysite how to do that?

I have searched but couldn't get a solution for Linux.

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Find and change the following line in /etc/hosts:

127.0.0.1       localhost

Change it to

127.0.0.1       localhost    mysite.com

This is client side. Your webserver may need be configured for name based vhosts.

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