How to block a website on ubuntu

W. Scott Lockwood III scott at
Fri Sep 2 22:10:06 UTC 2011

Doesn't stop a proxy.



W. Scott Lockwood III


From: ubuntu-users-bounces at
[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jeffrey Gray
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:06 PM
To: Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions
Subject: Re: How to block a website on ubuntu


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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