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    Lightbulb blocking utube

    Anyone know how to block u tube on linux mint 12.0 with firefox? Are there parental controls in Synaptic to install? Thanks in advance.

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    Oct 2007
    Tucson AZ
    Check the link below. It's for Ubuntu but basically, you would need to edit the /etc/hosts file from the terminal. If you don't have gedit as a text editor, you would need to replace that part of the line with whatever text editor you have to access the file, prefixed with sudo:

    How To Block Websites In Ubuntu (Linux)Jaxov

    I haven't tried this myself so make a note of the change so that you can undo if it fails.

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