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JohnO
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      03-29-2010
On Mar 25, 12:19*am, Sweetpea <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:39:36 -0700, JohnO wrote:
> > On Mar 24, 10:24*am, Allistar <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >> Sweetpea wrote:
> >> > On Mon, 22 Mar 2010 13:15:06 -0700, JohnO wrote:

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> >> >> On Mar 22, 8:15*pm, Sweetpea <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> >> >>> On Mon, 22 Mar 2010 08:41:43 +1300, Allistar wrote:
> >> >>> > As I mentioned, the issue is not him intentionally looking for
> >> >>> > dodgy content, it's him accidently stumbling upon it. Putting the
> >> >>> > computer in a single common room isn't an easy option - for how
> >> >>> > he uses it it's in a perfectly fine place.

>
> >> >>> So install a proxy server.

>
> >> >>> Squid is perfectly adequate for the task.

>
> >> >> Squid can do it, but it's far too hard for the typical home user to
> >> >> set up. It would also require windows users to set up a *linux box.

>
> >> > Allistar is not a "typical home user". IIRC he has Linux boxen. He
> >> > can do it.

>
> >> Yes, I do and I can, but I would rather not have to have another
> >> computer always turned on for this solution to work. I'll try using a
> >> different DNS for now.

>
> > Can't it run on the same pc?

>
> It could if it were a Linux box.
>


And could if on a Windows box too, can't it?

Can Squid authenticate userid/password on WindowsXP without having a
domain controller? IOW can it just authenticate a local machine
account?

 
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