Monday, 15 October 2012

Howto Block YouTube Video in Linux Box ?(Squid)

a simple trick for blocking youtube videos using squid Proxy.Add the following line to /etc/squid/squid.conf


#vim /etc/squid/squid.conf



## The videos come from several domains so block all
acl blk_youtube dstdomain .youtube.com .googlevideo.com .ytimg.com

http_access deny blk_youtube


:wq


#service squid restart



How To Block Websites In Ubuntu (Linux)


How To Block Websites Using HOSTS File




Use the following command to edit HOSTS file
sudo gedit /etc/hosts
Suppose you want to block YouTube and Facebook on Ubuntu. Just add the following two lines in file as shown in the screenshot and click save.
0.0.0.0 www.youtube.com
0.0.0.0 www.facebook.com
Restart your computer. Now you won't be able to access these websites, no matter whatever web browser you use ;)




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