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I have added a site in my hosts file but its not working, please view the pics.

My Hosts file       localhost       Ubuntu.local    Ubuntu       dailymotion.com *.dailymotion.com http://www.dailymotion.com*
 # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
 ::1     ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
 fe00::0 ip6-localnet
 ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
 ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
 ff02::2 ip6-allrouters

As added in hosts file the site is blocked enter image description here

Copy Paste The Video Link ....Site is not Block enter image description here

How do i block each and every link that has http://dailymotion.com/

I have tried with dailymotion.com to hosts file, nothing work..But in Windows 7 & Windows 8 its working perfectly

Not interested in weird iptables commands


Thanks to Achu

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marked as duplicate by Thomas W., Eric Carvalho, green7, Raja, belacqua Apr 27 '13 at 3:48

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You have to look where the video is coming from. My guess would by youtube. You probably want to use a web proxy such as privoxy or squid, but configuration can be a bit complicated. Hard to know without knowing where the video is from (Go under Tools -> Web Developer -> Page source and see if you can determine where the video is coming from). Also know that you can call content by server_name.com or ip address. If the content is called by ip address your hosts file will not work. –  bodhi.zazen Apr 25 '13 at 18:58
1st of the duplicate question is very old and i want to block it , @bodhi.zazen ok let me check and update ...thanks all –  Qasim Apr 25 '13 at 19:06
why the same stuff is working in windows 7 and in windows 8 ??? hosts file –  Qasim Apr 25 '13 at 19:06
@XxxXxx please try this way www.dailymotion.com dailymotion.com *.dmcdn.net dmcdn.net put them on each line. i saw videos come from dmcd.net –  Achu Apr 25 '13 at 19:16
@Achu thanks a lot man ......blocked –  Qasim Apr 25 '13 at 19:20

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Please put this way www.dailymotion.com dailymotion.com *.dmcdn.net dmcdn.net 

I can see that dailymotion video's comes from dmcd.net

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