Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Mon 22 Dec 2014, 05:21
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » HOWTO ( Solutions )
Add an ad-blocking list to the /etc/hosts file
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Author Message
jh


Joined: 26 Jul 2005
Posts: 17

PostPosted: Wed 28 Dec 2005, 12:54    Post_subject:  Add an ad-blocking list to the /etc/hosts file  

I'm on a slow dial-up line and since Mozilla doesn't have ad-blocking, I like to make best use of my limited bandwidth by keeping ads (and their images) from ever venturing down my pipe.

The easiest way to do this is to add an ad-blocking list to the /etc/hosts file.

I've been using the one here: http://www.everythingisnt.com/hosts.html

I just open /etc/hosts in a text editor and copy and paste the blocking lines to the end of the hosts file.

Works like a charm with Linux, MacOSX, and WinXP.
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
klhrevolutionist


Joined: 08 Jun 2005
Posts: 1124

PostPosted: Thu 29 Dec 2005, 00:26    Post_subject: easy  

We had a discussion a while back about this.

This link provided is kept up-to-date more than any other.
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

Download the zip file unzip it then rename the file HOSTS to hosts and replace it with the one in /etc/

Good Luck.

_________________
Heaven is on the way, until then let's get the truth out!
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Alucard_the_dex


Joined: 04 Oct 2005
Posts: 317

PostPosted: Sat 31 Dec 2005, 23:11    Post_subject:  

http://www.murga.org/~puppy/viewtopic.php?t=3276

^^ I have some links that might help you.

Have fun

_________________
~Puppy Linux~ Where mans best friend becomes PCs best friend
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Display_posts:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
 Forum index » House Training » HOWTO ( Solutions )
Jump to:  

Rules_post_cannot
Rules_reply_cannot
Rules_edit_cannot
Rules_delete_cannot
Rules_vote_cannot
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0412s ][ Queries: 12 (0.0036s) ][ GZIP on ]