How to Edit the Hosts File on Android (and Block Web Sites)

How do I block ads with a hosts file? : pcmasterrace The problem with editing the hosts file manually is that you have to remember to edit it occasionally or newer ad sites will come through. The Adaway hosts file is updated frequently since this is the app that many rooted android users use to block ads system wide. MoaAB: Mother of All AD-BLOCKING > BLOCKS… | Android Oct 14, 2012 AdAway

Now the /etc/hosts with the zero hosts is ready and will be used in any further started application. The gethostszero file can of course be reused to more easier create the /etc/hosts file. A cronjob can be used to update the file and run hosts-gen again.

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How to Use Your Computer’s Hosts File to Block Tons of

In most operating systems the host file is resolved in preference to DNS requests, so if the hosts file resolves the hostname, the request never leaves your computer. This means the hosts file can be edited to block the domain names of ad servers, banners, third party cookies, and assorted other malware, adware and spyware. EasyList - Overview EasyList . Overview; Articles; Development; Policy; About; Forum; Overview. The EasyList filter lists are sets of rules originally designed for Adblock that automatically remove unwanted content from the internet, including annoying adverts, bothersome banners and troublesome tracking. The filter lists are currently maintained by four authors, Fanboy, MonztA, Famlam and Khrin, who are ably Edit the Windows Hosts File to Block or Redirect Websites