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Using Dnsmasq and nginx

Problem:
How to point a localhost to a different name. Eg localhost -> fake.website.com for use in local development?

Solution:
One solution was dnsmasq. Simply updating /etc/hosts was not working for me. I think there was something else I was missing out on. Following the instructions on the website listed in the source section worked for me.

Source:
http://passingcuriosity.com/2013/dnsmasq-dev-osx/

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