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Mar
19
accepted Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected
Mar
17
comment Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected
Hi @Abhi Beckert - apologies, there's a long comment thread above where we got a solution (non-unix hosts file format) but it wasn't put in as an answer yet. Thanks though!
Mar
17
comment Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected
@Garry - looks like this thread still shows as open; as your suggestion re unix format of the hosts file was correct, maybe make it an answer so's I can upvote it? Thanks!
Jan
18
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
16
awarded  Editor
Dec
14
comment Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected
@cksum / @Garry / @CajunLuke / @TJLuoma - thanks for all the advice and yep, looks like I was misled by other debates about this including this Apple SE post. Rewriting my hosts file (ensuring ASCII english text in response to file hosts) means usual behaviour has been restored ...
Dec
13
awarded  Scholar
Dec
13
awarded  Student
Dec
13
comment Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected
Yes, I tried www.0fees.net (and several other blocked domains in the list) and they're not blocked. Also, in Lion all additional entries to the HOSTS file must be above the fe80::1%lo0 localhostline.
Dec
13
awarded  Supporter
Dec
12
asked Hosts file in OSX Lion not blocking as expected