blocking web sites

541LAB sal3malamri at
Thu Oct 3 16:16:58 UTC 2013

When i want to bock website i usually do the following:
Go to Terminal
type "sudo gedit /etc/hosts/"
put your password
Window will open
put "" follow by the url you want to block
then close

S. Alamri

On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 3:13 AM, rikona <rikona at> wrote:
> I am getting cookies in Opera 12 that I can't delete, and it is
> pi****g me off. Can I just block the site completely by simply
> entering the url in the hosts file? Haven't needed that in a long
> time, and still wondering if that's the best way to block sites in
> Ubuntu 12.04...
>   Thanks,
>  rikona         
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