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It seems that wildcards are not supported in the /etc/hosts file.

What is the best solution for me to resolve all *.local domains to localhost?

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You'd really need to run your own DNS server and use wildcards. Exactly how you'd do that would depend on the DNS package you ran.

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    Indeed. This is rather trivial with dnsmasq; a configuration with address=/local/127.0.0.1 does what OP requests. – ephemient Oct 21 '10 at 13:25

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