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  1. #1
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    Help configuring .hosts file

    Dear all,
    I finally managed to use my mobile as a remote for vlc.
    However I have some doubts about how I edited the file
    /usr/share/vlc/lua/http/.hosts

    I uncommented the line that says:

    192.168.0.0/16

    which as far as I now should mean to accept connection from devices connected to my local network. But what /16 means?

    Also what if I don't want only one device to be able to control vlc? The problem is that my phone has dynamic ip (and if I can I'd like to keep it that way).

    Thanks a lot for the help,
    Cheers,
    Luca

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    Re: Help configuring .hosts file

    Never done this but here are some links that I think are related to your question:
    http://code.google.com/p/android-vlc...roubleshooting

    Another link within the comments point to a guide at http://hobbyistsoftware.com/VLCSetup-mac-manual.php

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