modify hosts file

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Thu Jun 4 00:01:54 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 6:31 PM, Michael Casey <michaelcasey73 at> wrote:
> I've modified the /etc/hosts file, like this:
> but I don't want to set to them, because then I have to wait until
> "timeout"

This isn't the way I'd do it, but if you want to do that, then tell
your firewall to block rather than drop - that's the timeout.

something like adzapper is a better solution I think...

All you need to know about Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty -> gconftool -s --type
bool /apps/update-notifier/auto_launch false

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