I’m sure that by now you’ve seen these ads online:
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You won’t even get a chance to view the original page you came from.
Well here is a quick fix you might not have thought about. It involves changing the hosts file, thus tricking your browser into thinking these ads will come from 127.0.0.1 (localhost).
If you are using Linux fire up your terminal and run
sudo nano /etc/hosts
ALSO NOTE: This can be done with just about any ad. Just view the source code to the page you are trying to look at, find the ad site provider and add them to the list as well.
Save and exit the terminal.
If you have your browser open clean out your cache or just close it and reopen it.
go back to the original site and there you have it no more annoying ads
If you are a Microsoft Windows user, you will have to add the above to a file called hosts which can be found in \windows\system32\drivers\etc\ directory
There you go that simple, no need to download any browser plugins, or software.