KDE Konqueror - AdBlock Howto

Ed Cogburn edcogburn at hotpop.com
Sun May 22 10:20:22 UTC 2005

lotusleaf wrote:

> See my post in 'this thread'
> (http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=182074#post182074) for a
> solution which uses the hosts file and works regardless of the web
> browser you're using to eliminate ads.

Interesting!  Does this work for just parts of a site though?  Like, using
the cnn.com example prior to your post in that thread,
'www.cnn.com/ads/adv*' instead of blocking the whole site 'www.cnn.com'? 
CNN is the kind of site one may only want to partially block (news is ok,
just block the ads subdirs).

Also, what is the 'mvps hosts file' you refer to in your post on that other

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