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Ghostery Alternatives for Linux

Ghostery is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Privoxy, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ghostery and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Ghostery are TrackMeNot, DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials, RequestPolicy and ScriptSafe.

Ghostery alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be Privacy Tools or Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ghostery.
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  1. Privoxy icon

    Privoxy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    49 alternatives to Privoxy 

    Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.

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  2. TrackMeNot icon

    TrackMeNot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    15 alternatives to TrackMeNot 

    TrackMeNot is a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one's tracks), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy:...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsTrackMeNot can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.


  3. DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials icon

    DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    10 alternatives to DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials 

    Privacy, simplified. Our add-on provides the privacy essentials you need to seamlessly take control of your personal information, no matter where the internet takes you: tracker blocking, smarter encryption, DuckDuckGo private search, and more.

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  4. RequestPolicy icon

    RequestPolicy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    16 alternatives to RequestPolicy 

    RequestPolicy is an extension for Mozilla browsers that improves the privacy and security of your browsing by giving you control over when cross-site requests are allowed by webpages you visit. It is the first comprehensive client-side protection against CSRF attacks and the...

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    RequestPolicy is for controlling which domains the visited page can contact. While that improves privacy, it's not its primary functionality

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  5. ScriptSafe icon

    ScriptSafe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    11 alternatives to ScriptSafe 

    A simple extension that brings some of NoScript 's functionality to Chrome while emphasizing simplicity and intuitiveness (no affiliation to NoScript or NotScripts).

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  6. CSS Exfil Protection icon

    CSS Exfil Protection

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    50 alternatives to CSS Exfil Protection 

    Guard your browser against CSS Exfil attacks!

    CSS Exfil is a method attackers can use to steal data from web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This plugin sanitizes and blocks any CSS rules which may be designed to steal data.

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  7. WhatCampaign icon

    WhatCampaign

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    10 alternatives to WhatCampaign 

    WhatCampaign is a browser plug-in that replaces utm_* parameters in URLs with a string of random characters.

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    1.  Block TrackersWhatCampaign has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  No TrackingWhatCampaign will not track you or use your personal data.
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  8. ZenMate Web Firewall icon

    ZenMate Web Firewall

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    88 alternatives to ZenMate Web Firewall 

    Our Web Firewall is a security solution that blocks malware, trackers & security threats, plus free Ad Blocker against Malvertising!

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    this software no longer exists

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  9. Priv3 icon

    Priv3

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Firefox
    14 alternatives to Priv3 

    Social networking sites like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter can track your visits to any web page that uses the familiar "Like", "Follow", or "+1" buttons, even if you do not actually click these buttons.

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  10. Privacyfix icon

    Privacyfix

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    20 alternatives to Privacyfix 

    Privacyfix is where you can manage your privacy controls for Facebook, Google, the websites you visit and the companies that track you across the Web. Instantly see privacy risks and navigate instantly to where you can fix them.

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