Parental control for internet

Gnome Nanny is an easy way to control what your kids are doing in the computer. You can limit how much time a day each one of them is browsing the web, chatting or doing email. You can also decide at which times of the day the can do t his things. Gnome Nanny filters what web pages are seen by each user, so you can block all undesirable webs and have your kids enjoy the internet with ease of mind, no more worries!

Latest release of Nanny is  2.29.4 (Unstable).

Install nanny in Ubuntu :

First add repository :

  • Ubuntu karmic koala (9.10) and newer :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nanny 
  • For Ubuntu 9.04
sudo bash -c "echo 'deb jaunty  main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list" 
&& sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 132D48BA

Second : Update and install :

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nanny

After Nanny is installed you can access to it from : System-->Administration-->Parental Control

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