11 Replies Latest reply: Nov 22, 2009 8:02 AM by lune
gillylinus Level 1 (0 points)
Hi, I've been wanting to block a certain website so my friends can't use it on my computer, and I'm running into trouble when using the Terminal method.

I type in sudo pico /etc/hosts, my password, and then http://www.website

and then I've tried ctrl o, which tells me it's written the file (saved?), I exit out of the terminal, and open Safari and the website isn't blocked. Am I missing a step? When I hit ctrl o it gives me the file name /etc/hosts -- do I need to change that?

Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.7), Safari Version 3.2.3