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by steph.younger
Fri May 15, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Family Safety with Technology
Topic: Why internet filtering can be a bad idea
Replies: 35
Views: 17727

Let me be clear ... I'm not opposed to using a filter - I'm opposed to the idea of installing a filter as a substitute for keeping your internet connection in a common area and using it responsibly. If you want to install a filter, and are willing to accept the fact that it doesn't and can't relieve...
by steph.younger
Thu May 14, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Family Safety with Technology
Topic: Why internet filtering can be a bad idea
Replies: 35
Views: 17727

Nice approach, Eric. I get questions about filters pretty often, and usually end up not installing one. Normally, I just show the parents (not the kids) how easy it is to get around an internet filter and they decide that a more hands-on approach is a good idea. Relying on a piece of software to do ...
by steph.younger
Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Personal Ancestral File (PAF)
Topic: PAF using Linux
Replies: 13
Views: 15732

USB drives can't be mounted like CD Drives? That used to be the case, although I haven't tried the OSE version recently, so I couldn't say for sure. Alternatively, data could be uploaded to an online repository (gmail account, windows live, adrive.com, etc.) and then accessed quickly in the virtual...
by steph.younger
Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Personal Ancestral File (PAF)
Topic: PAF using Linux
Replies: 13
Views: 15732

VirtualBox is a wonderful app. I love it. You should be aware that any virtual machine is going to be touchy about kernel upgrades tough, so read the ubuntu forums for suggestions to keep them running well. Also, if you want USB support, I think you still have to use the "closed source" (b...

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