[clug-talk] Internet Filtering

Nick Wiltshire nick at dyna-tech.ca
Thu Sep 8 09:39:58 PDT 2005


On Thursday 08 September 2005 10:30 am, Mike Bougie wrote:
> 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.

You likely could do it on the local machine, however I think that method would 
be much easier to compromise. Plus it's harder to set up [I think] :)

>
> ~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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