posted by ster1 5 years ago
How to get Firefox to stop trying to load pages blocked at router

I have a few ad sites blocked at my router, specifically (among others). When I try to visit a page that has ads on it by that company, or any other on my list, there is supposed to be a graphic that says "blocked by netgear firewall" wherever that ad is supposed to be. This works properly on Safri on my Mac products, and IE and Firefox on my windows box. While running ubuntu linux, it doesn't work, and any sites that have ads on them that are on my list (LOTS of them), get blocked and firefox just hangs, waiting, never times out (I've sat and watched it for 5 minutes trying), and I don't get to load that page. This might be an OS problem; I'm not sure. Thank you for your help!

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