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Putting Linux on Parental Control: Limit the Naughtyness

Oct 01, 2009, 15:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It is true that this is still a bit of a new, gray area in which development has been slower than most of us might have liked. That said, it's not entirely true that there is a complete vacuum in place of where working Linux parental content control solutions.

"As a matter of fact, there are a number of ways you can make sure that your kids are able to use the family Linux box safely and without concern over stumbling onto something that might be deemed adult content. In this piece, I'll share solutions that I've recommended to parents that also happen to be Linux enthusiasts. With any luck, each of you out there will be able to gain something from this roundup so it can be shared with others.

"Content control starts at home

"There is certainly something to be said for parents taking control over the content their kids interact with. Clearly, it is important. But let's face it, this is not always practical 100% of the time."

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