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DansGuardian Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to DansGuardian for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Pluckeye. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try E2Guardian or NxFilter. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to DansGuardian and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DansGuardian are ufdbGuard and Diladele Web Safety.

DansGuardian alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be DNS Resolvers or Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DansGuardian.
This page was last updated Jun 27, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • BSD

DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD,...

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  1. Pluckeye

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.

  2. E2Guardian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    e2guardian is an Open Source web content filter, It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, request header and URL filtering, etc. It does not purely filter based on a banned list of sites.

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  3. NxFilter is a freeware web filtering software controlling user activity on Internet. You can monitor Internet usage in your network and block user request for websites with NxFilter.

  4. ufdbGuard

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    ufdbGuard is a URL filter to block unwanted web content on the internet. ufdbGuard can also enforce Google SafeSearch, detect UltraSurf, Tor, Skype and other chat applications, proxy tunnels and enforce safer HTTPS traffic. ufdbGuard supports the YouTube edufilter.

  5. Diladele Web Safety

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Web Safety for Squid Proxy (aka qlproxy) is an ICAP web filtering server that integrates with Squid proxy installed in your network, which provides rich web and content filtering platform to sanitize Internet traffic.

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