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April 1st, 2010, 10:01 AM
Is it possible to configure the Ubuntu Hosts file in order to block any sites a user may regard as undesirable from contacting you? If so, how? Thanks
April 1st, 2010, 11:03 AM
yeap, i use a hosts block list(mvp).
just open /etc/hosts as root(gksudo) and add your lines.
April 1st, 2010, 12:01 PM
Thanks for the reply kerry_s
April 1st, 2010, 04:10 PM
The hosts file will control what your computer can connect to, not how others connect to yours...
April 1st, 2010, 04:12 PM
Shouldn't you be looking at /etc/hosts.deny?
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