[clug-talk] Internet Filtering

Mike Bougie mike.bougie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 09:30:03 PDT 2005


I can't just have it running when my turn on my machine? or is it too
much of a workload?

i will let you know re the other machine. i'd rather not have another
rig running if at all possible.

~Mike

On 9/8/05, Nick Wiltshire <nick at dyna-tech.ca> wrote:
> 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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