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pianoboy3333
November 20th, 2006, 10:36 PM
Considering that dansguardian is included with UbutnuCE, I was wondering if anyone here could help me set it up since I have a few questions, please take a look at http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=1784785

Mainly, I was questioning if dansguardian was the best choice for parental controls, it seems you can just edit the files with your user password with sudo.

If it is a good choice, can anyone here help me set it up? I have it installed, but I'm not sure as to how it works with squid or something of the like.

Also, I was wondering if there were any other recommendations for a parental control program I was looking at CensorNet, but I could not get the iso to work :(

tonhou
November 20th, 2006, 11:35 PM
Jereme has very nice scripts that will install the required programs and give a gui front end for editing configuration files. Take a look at this page (below) and down near the bottom you will find one under "Web Content Filtering only" which may suit:

http://www.whatwouldjesusdownload.com/christianubuntu/2006/07/download.html

If you really want to do everything manually, the scripts are based on the install and configuration of Dansguardian, tinyproxy & firehol from this howto (please note squid is not used and will conflict with tinyproxy if installed):

http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=207008

Hope this helps.

--Tony

pianoboy3333
November 21st, 2006, 01:11 AM
Jereme has very nice scripts that will install the required programs and give a gui front end for editing configuration files. Take a look at this page (below) and down near the bottom you will find one under "Web Content Filtering only" which may suit:

http://www.whatwouldjesusdownload.com/christianubuntu/2006/07/download.html

If you really want to do everything manually, the scripts are based on the install and configuration of Dansguardian, tinyproxy & firehol from this howto (please note squid is not used and will conflict with tinyproxy if installed):

http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=207008

Hope this helps.

--Tony

But if this is only set up for a single computer, can't the user just edit the config. files with sudo?

mhancoc7
November 21st, 2006, 01:51 AM
But if this is only set up for a single computer, can't the user just edit the config. files with sudo?

Yes. The idea behind including Parental Controls is to help parents protect their children. We always suggest to users that they give their kids seperate user accounts so they will not be able to make the changes.

See: Web Filtering Tips (http://www.whatwouldjesusdownload.com/christianubuntu/2006/09/web-filtering-tips.html)

God Bless, Jereme