How to block a website on ubuntu

Jeffrey Gray chevy4x4burb at
Fri Sep 2 22:06:13 UTC 2011

I missed the beginning message in this thread I guess but a simple local
solution to block a site is to specify it in the hosts file and direct it to
somewhere else.  That's for Ubuntu, windows, whatever.

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at> wrote:

> On 09/02/2011 02:58 PM, ANDY wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:48 AM, Chris <racerx at> wrote:
> >> Why not use opendns?
> > Local control is often preferred.
> > In my case, I use Google DNS.
> Maybe I'm just losing my mind here, but if local control is preferred
> why are you using Google DNS again? I mean I just don't understand? What
> does that even mean to say that and then use Google DNS?
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