Gnome Nanny, Parental Control for Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10

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 this 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!


For Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”

First add Gnome Nanny to the repository, to do this Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste following line:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nanny

Then update your sources list:

sudo apt-get update

To install Gnome Nanny copy+paste following line:

sudo apt-get install nanny

For Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope”

To add Gnome Nanny and PPA key to your repository open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste following line:

sudo bash -c “echo ‘deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/nanny/ppa/ubuntu jaunty  main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list” && sudo apt-key adv  –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 132D48BA

To update your sources list and install copy+paste the following line:

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

When installed you can find Nanny under System -> Administration -> Parental Control

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