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Open Source K9 Web Protection Alternatives

The best open source alternative to K9 Web Protection is Pi-hole. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to K9 Web Protection and five of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to K9 Web Protection are NextDNS, LeechBlock, Squid and Temptation Blocker.

K9 Web Protection alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be DNS Resolvers or Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of K9 Web Protection.
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  1. Pi-hole icon

    Pi-hole

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • CentOS
    • Fedora
    • Ubuntu
    • Debian
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    34 alternatives to Pi-hole 

    Block ads for all your devices without the need to install client-side software. The Pi-hole blocks ads at the DNS-level, so all your devices are protected.

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    The Web interface shows how many ads were blocked, a query log, and more.
    Domains can be whitelisted and blacklisted using either the web interface or the command line.
    The settings page lets you control and configure your Pi-hole.
    Pi-hole vs K9 Web Protection opinions
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    Pi-hole does not have content filtering like K9 Web Protection did where you could have it scan the contents of a web page for a keyword and block if it matched.

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    NextDNS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • UC Browser
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • Online
    • BSD
    • OpenWrt
    • DD-WRT
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
    • pfSense
    • Alpine Linux
    123 alternatives to NextDNS 

    NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.

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    1.  No LogsNextDNS doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    2.  Privacy focusedNextDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Block TrackersNextDNS has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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    LeechBlock

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    56 alternatives to LeechBlock 

    LeechBlock is a simple free productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your working day. All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.

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    1.  Distraction-freeLeechBlock has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Squid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenSolaris
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    22 alternatives to Squid 

    Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator.

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    Temptation Blocker

    36 alternatives to Temptation Blocker 

    Temptation Blocker is a program that lets you lock yourself out of specific applications for a specified period of time. A window displays how much time remains. In order to unblock a program you must enter a 32 character string as a disincentive.

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    last modified 2005-09-12

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