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Old 08-18-2009, 12:32 PM   #1
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Configuring Netnanny:


Hi, I have two questions.
1)How to configure Netnanny in Linux Mint for safe surfing by children under age 12?
2)how effective it is?
Thanks.
 
Old 08-18-2009, 12:36 PM   #2
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AFAIK netnanny is for windows.
 
Old 08-18-2009, 08:21 PM   #3
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Hi Ighamid,

Repo is correct in saying that Net Nanny is only for Windows. Click on "Net Nanny" on their own Web site -- http://www.netnanny.com/competition -- to confirm. Consider trying DansGuardian -- http://dansguardian.org/. Although I don't know it personally, it is suggested Linux software on a variety of threads. It's been around since 2001 and it's free for non-commercial use.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 07:54 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you, Pete and Rope. I have downloaded DansGaurdian and will try to install. I'd appreciate help in installation of the software on single desktop.
Thank you once again.
Kind regards
 
Old 08-19-2009, 07:57 AM   #5
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Also most routers these days have website blockers for sensitive material.

It can add to the lock down on your system.

I think I might use it on mine for my wife and facebook!!!
 
  


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