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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow www.reddit.com/r/...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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But same web pages are opening in Windows environment

My name is Mathew from India . Ubuntu is quite new for me . I am working in a org. where almost 300 Systems are planted . I are trying to switch to Ubuntu and installed 5 systems on Ubuntu 14.x During ...
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Block certain websites on Ubuntu for main user

I have a problem with some kind of Internet addiction. I want to block some sites on my Ubuntu 12.04 for myself. Changing dns and /etc/host doesent help couse I know pass and any time when I fill ...
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How to enable access to websites [duplicate]

How to block a website from Ubuntu, that the user can never access to that web site, please? For example, if I want to block www.google.com, how do I to enable the access to it please? Thanks in ...
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sudo adduser to set default directory

I used sudo adduser to add a new user for webmaster, so I set home directory to /var/www to let this user have rights to save file on the web server. I just realized that I use webmaster account to ...
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setting up subdomain on ubuntu server

I have a server at mysite.no-ip.org. Everything is working fine and I have a blog and owncloud that I access writing mysite.no-ip.org/blog and mysite.no-ip.org/owncloud. Now, I want to create ...
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Cannot login through Firefox in AskUbuntu

When I try to login to AskUbuntu through the latest (29.0) Firefox, it won't let me. I press the login button, and without pressing "Login with Google" or anything else, I see a popup saying: "...
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How to use the latest version of flash on Ubuntu?

We have all read about Adobe's decision to not care about linux users. I have several video websites (things like tf1.fr and m6replay.fr that require an updated version of flash. I guess this is so ...
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Webpage doesn't render in ubuntu (tried firefox/chromium/browser) but works in windows

For some reason, I can't view the following webpage: http://areweb.berkeley.edu/courses/EEP118/current/problemsets/ I asked a windows-using friend, and it works for them. When I try it, I get the ...
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Is there database of Linux compatible hardware?

I want to know if there is a centralised community site where all Hardware is listed in terms of compatability with Linux. Something like AppDB for Wine.
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How to host Java based website?

I am a web developer. I have developed a website based on Java, Hibernate and Oracle Database Technologies. I want to host this website on internet. Previously, I use to contact 3rd party ...
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open specific website at startup

In windows it is possible to add a policy so that a specific website will open every time a user logs in. Is this possible in Ubuntu also?
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Is the Ubuntu.com website open source?

If I wanted to make a local Ubuntu website is there anything that I can use? or a design like this website has, could also be a wordpress design like this website has http://ubuntudanmark.dk/
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Webpages coming broken, not loading properly in 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for 5 months now and very recently I am facing a peculiar problem. Web pages are loading but its broken. Example: Now What I need to do to fix the problem? I have ...
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Using Firefox's 3D view, how do I scroll down the page?

I'd like to scroll down while using Firefox's 3D view to inspect web pages. I want to see a flat view of the footer like shown here for the top of the page: The best I can do is to scroll way out, ...
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Chromium is having difficulties in showing some web pages

I'm experiencing some problems using Chromium on Ubuntu : while Firefox works perfectly, Chromium will... Behave strangely, not being able to use the features provided by some websites like Facebook, ...
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Directory issues with joomla install, realized I was running as root

Sorry if this is long: I'm running version 12.04, Apache web server and php 5 I am attempting to install joomla in var/www/, everything seemed to have went ok but as I was viewing my directory ...
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What Steps are need to host a Website on Ubuntu using Apache2?

I successfully run one website on apache2 using a tutorial. My second website, I can't reach locally, and I don't know why. Here are the steps I follow : copy my website to folder /data/mywebsite ...
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How to block all but one or two websites without browser extensions? [duplicate]

I want to block all, but one or two websites. This question is therefore relatively close to, but different from the following Parental controls with different settings for different users (...
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some webpages not opening in any browser [duplicate]

I have using ubuntu 12.04LTS with all available updates installed. Some websites are not opening in any browser, i have tried many browsers(firefox,chrome,chromium,arora,xxxtrem browser,Midori). But ...
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Notepad++ NppFTP alternative in linux

I know there are questions about notepad++ here but mine is a bit different. I am developing a website and with the NppFTP plugin in Notepad++ I am able to directly connect to the server that contains ...
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Can i calculate the total size of a website available for public?

Say i want to download all public pages or make a off line database of the website www.psychocats.net. Now how can i first calculate the total size of the website before start downloading?
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some websites not accessing still

I have seen this problem before, some of them were solved by changing DNS of their network connection. But my problem not solved by doing this. I have tried Google DNS, but I still have the same ...
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How do I uninstall/remove “Unity Websites Integration” from Firefox Extensions?

What package do I have to uninstall to remove the Firefox Extension entry "Unity Websites Integration"?
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How to enable Javascript?

Both gmail and chrome browser tell me I need to enable javascript. How do I do this. Did not find anything in software center.
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failed to start apache2 gracefully

Here is a new installation of apache2 on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine (home user) I am trying to start the service apache2 after creating a file in sites-available directory and enabling the website I am ...
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Ubuntu design website duplication [closed]

Why Ubuntu maintaining two website for the same purpose. One is http://design.ubuntu.com and another one is http://design.canonical.com.
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Github and many other website not loading

Recently I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. After that, most of the websites don't load in Firefox or Chrome either. I tried to ping those websites with Terminal but ping is fine with Terminal ...
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How To Block Websites in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have added a site in my hosts file but its not working, please view the pics. My Hosts file 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 Ubuntu.local Ubuntu 127.0.0.1 dailymotion.com *....
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Download Streaming Video

I want to download any streaming video from websites.I already know that there are add-ons in firefox for youtube streaming video download.Please tell me how to download any streaming video from news ...
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Script that opens webpage and records it as cron job

I need and have to create a script that takes webpage address and time in seconds as arguments. It records whatever is shown on the webpage - i.e. JavaScript and HTML content (Flash not required). ...
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Firefox multi-core when opening a list of bookmarks?

Is there a way to configure Firefox to use all available cores when opening a list of bookmarks? For example, if I open a list of 10 bookmarks in one go, I would like Firefox to use all 4 cores ...
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How can I watch the current connections on my Apache webserver?

I am hosting quite a lot of virtual hosts using Apache in a basic LAMP set up with the help of Webmin/Virtualmin. I am looking for a top-like tool in which I can monitor current connections. The ...
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Web Development in Ubuntu

I cannot seem to find info on creating web pages on my Ubuntu 12.10 server. Is there a program to do this like Microsoft has (such as Frontpage)? I have installed Ubuntu 12.10, PHPMyadmin, MYSql, ...
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How do I install and use Apache?

I have downloaded ubuntu Desktop. I want to create a web server to host Test Web Sites to show my potential clients. Any suggestions, tips, or good direction for me? My plan is to download Apache and ...
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Problem resolving many of the Web Pages

I am presently running Ubuntu 12.04 and using Chrome/Firefox along with OpenDNS (have tried Google Public DNS as well as DNS of my ISP). Suddenly, a lot of websites that I visit frequently don't ...
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FTP Changes file permisions

I am trying to make changes to my website over ftp but when I save any files it changes the permissions and owner to my username. I can edit files in the same folder trough samba without changing the ...
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How to use Ubuntu SSO on Joomla website?

I'm making a joomla website and I need to use Ubuntu SSO to allow users to login through it, I actually can't find any sort of extension to do so. Thanks.
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Need to write a script that will jailkit a user and give them access to a particular website directory

I have a ubuntu 12.04 app server hosting a few websites. We need to give access to the developer to only be able upload files to one of the websites. I have installed Jailkit but can't seem to find ...
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Flash/SWF Editor For Ubuntu 12.10

First, thank you in advance for any help that you can give a recent transplant from Windows to Ubuntu. I have a question that I have been seeking the answer too but I draw a blank at every turn. I ...
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Not able to view a website in ubuntu?

I am not able to view a particular website in ubuntu where as the same is getting viewed in windows. Can anyone suggest or provide me a fix to solve this issue?? Website which is not getting viewed ...
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Is there anything free on ubuntu that is similar to Dreamweaver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic Web Development IDE/Editor like Dreamweaver? I would like to build a website.......I need something that has more or less pre-built designs (buttons, menu structures.....
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Generate a proper 404 page for blocked sites via /etc/hosts instead of redirect to localhost

I have blocked some websites by editing /etc/hosts and adding several newline-entries in the following manner: 0.0.0.0 www.domain.com And it works. The only thing is: when a website is visited which ...
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How can I watch the NBC Olympics 2012 (USA)?

I cannot log in to the nbcolympics.com (USA) site on Ubuntu. (I have tried on two computers, with Chromium and Firefox on each.) I choose "Click here to get started", then the site asks for my cable ...
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What software needed to view this website?

I have installed OpenJDK on my 12.04. I wonder what software is needed to view a virtual tour of an apartment: http://www.realestatedimensions.com/VirtualTours/WymanTowers/? Thanks!
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How do I block websites for several PCs via wireless router?

Our household has 3 PC/laptops connected via wireless router (d-link 600). Is there a way to ban websites to all of the PCs connected to the wireless router by using my laptop? D-link's filter website ...
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Monospace font too thin and spindly in Chrome

Could be related to this but I couldn't solve the problem with the fixes there. The issue is especially apparent on websites that use monospace font. For example: http://www.hastebin.com/gosiqosoti....
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Equivalent of http://packages.ubuntu.com for partner, security and extras repositories

http://packages.ubuntu.com is an amazing website for finding information about packages. I can see how a given package evolved in each release, can compare differences (from Maverick to Precise, for ...
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Website for finding archived .desktop launchers?

As many of you can relate, updates to 12.04 took away certain launchers from the dash menu. Some of which that I used constantly were "Shut Down", "Restart", "Log Off", and "Software Sources". Now,...