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How can i block facebook for particular time intervals in Ubuntu server?

Can anyone help me.

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Pull the cable off? What is it exactly you want to block? –  Calimo Mar 13 at 9:53

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If you like to do it command line:

sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -d ipaddress_here -m time --timestart 09:00 --timeend 22:00 -j ACCEPT
sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -d ipaddress_here -j REJECT

Those are two rules for your iptable allow to use port 80 for specificIP in a specific time and reject in other times.

All you have is to replace the ip-address of facebook letus say and put the timestart and timeend

But this is great IF you know the IP's.

For that I provide you other ways:

If you use Google Chrome, I strongly recommend the StayFocusd extension. It takes a second to install and 30 seconds to configure the options - choose how much time you want to allow yourself to be on Facebook and other sites that you class as time-wasting.

If you're a Firefox user, consider LeechBlock.

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