Parental control & whitelisting in a classroom

Gerald Drouillard gerrylist at
Tue Mar 25 21:06:55 GMT 2008

Sergio Dicandia wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm starting an Edubuntu lab in a primary (K12) school in Italy, with a 
> P4/3Ghz server and ten PIII/800 thin clients.
> Kids just need - and teachers want - to access just a bunch of 
> controlled sites (less than 10, a sort of whitelist of allowed sites), 
> blocking all the rest of the Internet.
> It's a slightly restrictive approach, but at the moment that's what we 
> have to do.
> Is there a simple way to do it, without building a squid+dansguardian box ?
> It would be also nice to allow teachers to access the whole Internet: 
> that should be depending on the users logging in (kids just use 10 
> different users, named after the PC they're working on).
Have you looked at

Gerald Drouillard
Technology Architect
Drouillard & Associates, Inc.

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