Can Ubuntu be used to control a router?
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 1 09:09:41 UTC 2012
On 1 November 2012 00:02, Michael <jm603 at jagmail.southalabama.edu> wrote:
> I have Motorola cable modem with built in router, model NVG510. Is there a
> Linux program to control what websites go over the router?
Have a look through the manual for the router (assuming you have or
can find one) and see whether it provides site blocking.
> I know how to do this with a hosts file, but that only works on a per
> computer basis. I would like to accomplish the same thing but at the router
> level. (Without going into graphic detail, I need to block one, perhaps two
> questionable websites, but may need to add more later.)
> Is this possible? If so, all I need is a couple of keys words to Google and
> I could probably figure out the rest.
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