How to Force Apache To Show a HTTP-410 Gone Status Code

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I removed www.example.com/foo/file.html from my domain. But, it is still being crawled by Google/Yahoo and many other bots. How do I return a HTTP-410 gone error i.e. tell these bots that resource permanently does not exist using Apache HTTPD server on a CentOS/RHEL/Fedora/Ubuntu/Debian and Unix-like operating system?

Apache prevent hot linking or leeching of images using mod_rewrite howto

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My site hosts lots of good images and other site hot links to my images from their own site. Hot linking is eating lots of my bandwidth. How do I stop lechers or prevent hotlinking under Apache web server?