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Old 05-22-2005, 05:37 PM   #1
davidbee
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Ubuntu & Content Filtering


I am an extreme Linux newbie. I am very familiar with Windows, but having a difficult time putting some type of content filtering in place on the single home pc which I have recently installed Ubuntu on. My Windows boxes are protected with a program called Cybersitter. I would convert these other two computers to Linux, if I could only figure out how to make this work on the first pc.

Surely there are other concerned parents out there in a similar situation as me! I won't let my children browse the internet until I get something up and running to block out porn, etc. on my Linux pc.

I have tried unsuccessfully to install/configure DansGuardian and squid. Can anyone offer a step-by-step "how-to" approach for a dummy like me? Please...

Thanks!
Davidbee
 
Old 05-22-2005, 06:25 PM   #2
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This will get you started on the setup and configuration of squid through iptables such that you can't bypass it simply by local browser configuration.
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_setup_a_home-server

This looks prospective for dansgaurdian, but the site is down, atm.
http://www.unixtutorials.info/go.php?id=167

If you bug me about it I can probably check with a guy a know at the school I went to last year and ask about it, that's what they use now.
 
  


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