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Re: [Lynx-dev] web filtering for LYNX

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] web filtering for LYNX
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 07:20:05 -0400
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On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 11:34:18AM +0100, John Galloway wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a schools ICT advisor in Tower Hamlets in London's East End. 
> I have been asked by a parent if it is possible to apply family
> filtering settings to LYNX so that he can confidently let his son use it
> as his preferred browser and know that he can filter out undesirable
> content, as with family filtering using Norton Antivirus on Internet
> Explorer.
> I have no experience of Linux systems and would appreciate some help
> with this question.  Thank you.

Lynx is text-only (it relies on external programs for displaying images).
That is configured using the "mailcap" files in one's home directory and
on the system, e.g.,

Most of the image content will go away if you configure it to accept only
lynx's internal types in the "Preferred media type" setting.

For filtering text - I don't know...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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