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Old 01-27-2010, 11:00 PM   #1
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how do I block access to websites

How do I block access to various websites using a blacklist?

- I use opensuse 11.2 64 bit.
- I get a list of sites list to block from :-
- The basic environment is
PC ->ADSL Modem -> ISP
Have you got some steps on how to accomplish this please.

Thanks Glenn
Old 01-27-2010, 11:02 PM   #2
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I believe if you set your dns to use OpenDNS's servers you can block sites. I "think" I read that on their website. There's probably a local way to do it, but I'm not familiar with it.
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Hi -

I would encourage you to try "SquidGuard" (which, in turn, uses the Squid proxy server). Squid is commonly available for all major distros:

'Hope that helps .. PSM


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