Safe Web Surfing with Linux

  markvaughan007 15:48 18 May 09
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Have just got my daughter a Linux based Dell laptop and was wondering if there are any "net nanny" type programmes avaialable for download?

Thanks

  brundle 16:29 18 May 09

OpenDNS works on any OS if the DNS server addresses are put into your router configuration, but can slow Google searches and not very flexible without their client software installed; click here

DansGuardian for Linux itself, free for non-commericial use; click here

  dms_05 17:06 18 May 09

OpenDNS has the advantage of been independent of the computer so you won't need to fiddle under the bonnet of a new Linux machine.

I use OpenDNS without a problem and if you set the system up on an existing Windows computer you can simple use this account on a Linux machine.

OpenDNS is at click here

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