restricted users

Zbigniew Szalbot z.szalbot at
Fri Sep 12 09:16:39 UTC 2008


Mehul Ved:
> On 9/12/08, Don Wilde <dwilde1 at> wrote:
>>  I want to set up an account for my boy that he can use freely with the
>>  exception that I can turn off his Internet access at will from my
>>  root-privilege account. It would be nice if I could also set up a
>>  limited-access constraint that would allow him some domains with a
>>  white-list file.
>>  I'm using KDE4 on 7-STABLE. I need the rest of the accounts to remain
>>  connected, so a simple ifconfig is not appropriate. He's not experienced
>>  enough (yet :) to be able to reconfigure things for himself, so if there's a
>>  KDE config that I can use that'll be fine.
> How about a proxy server? Can that be fine? So the proxy will filter
> out unwanted stuff or just block the wholly. I am quite sure that a
> beast like squid could do this.

squid + dansguardian are a very good choice!

Zbigniew Szalbot
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