[clug-talk] Internet Filtering

Nick Wiltshire nick at dyna-tech.ca
Thu Sep 8 09:24:38 PDT 2005


On Thursday 08 September 2005 10:16 am, Mike Bougie wrote:
> Dave, those are just the words I was looking for!
>
> Thanks, I'll look into this. It can be configured to auto-start when
> KDE boots up, right?

The filtering would be always-on, done at the firewall. You'll need an old 
computer to run as your firewall, you can get away with very minimal hardware 
(an old pentium or p2 will do for say 5 users). I have an old machine laying 
around you can have if you need it.

>
> ~Mike
>
> On 9/8/05, Dave Watkins <dave at davewatkins.net> wrote:
> >  Mike,
> >
> >  If I can do it anyone should be able to do it. :-)
> >
> >  Dave Watkins
> >  VP CLUG
> >  403.701.5746 Calgary
> >
> >  Mike Bougie wrote:
> >  It does. Is it user-friendly to implement, or is it "guru-only"?
> >
> > On 9/8/05, Martin Glazer <linux at glazer.ca> wrote:
> >
> >
> >  On September 8, 2005 09:35, Mike Bougie wrote:
> >
> >
> >  Hi folks, I need some advice.
> >
> > I have a need to set up a firewall so as to block pornographic
> > websites at home. I use both Kubuntu and Windows (Ubuntu mainly, but
> > Windows still for the TV-out) and would need to implement something so
> > as to prevent access to these sites.
> >
> > Are there any recommendations?
> >
> >  I would suggest using Dans Gaurdian (http://dansguardian.org/) which is
> > free
> > for non-commercial use - If you are looking for a complete firewall
> > setup, Use Ip-Cop with the Dans Gaurdian addon
> > (http://www.dageek.co.uk/ipcop/addonz/dansguardian.htm)
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > Martin
> >
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