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K9 Web Protection Alternatives for Linux

K9 Web Protection is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Pi-hole, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to K9 Web Protection and ten of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to K9 Web Protection are NextDNS, LeechBlock, Pluckeye and Squid.

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
    pros, cons and recent comments
    Guest

    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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  2. NextDNS icon

    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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  3. LeechBlock icon

    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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  4. Pluckeye icon

    Pluckeye

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    52 alternatives to Pluckeye 

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

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    Pluckeye vs K9 Web Protection opinions
    Most users think Pluckeye is a great alternative to K9 Web Protection.
    Ern1e

    Genius concept! And possible without external help. Can be self-administrated.

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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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    NxFilter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    55 alternatives to NxFilter 

    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. It offers many features like Active Directory integration, User or Group based policy...

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    NxFilter vs K9 Web Protection opinions
    Some users think NxFilter is a great alternative to K9 Web Protection, some don't.
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    CleanBrowsing

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple TV
    35 alternatives to CleanBrowsing 

    CleanBrowsing is a family and kid-safe way to browse the web without surprises. It Automatically blocks adult content, while still allowing Google, Youtube, Bing and the core of the web to load safely. Easy setup in 5 minutes with nothing to install.

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    1.  Ad-freeCleanBrowsing doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  8. SafeDNS icon

    SafeDNS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    36 alternatives to SafeDNS 

    SafeDNS provides sophisticated cloud-based and software solutions for web content filtering which increase users' safety online by blocking botnets, malware and phishing resources, filter out most advertising and content users consider inappropriate.

    Get a 15 days' trial by registering on SafeDNS site
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    Focus Extension

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    23 alternatives to Focus Extension 

    Block distracting sites and time-sinks with this Chrome extension so that you can focus and get things done! Has advanced scheduling, multiple blocklists, pre-made suggestions and more!.

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  10. GateSentry

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Banana Pi
    • FreeBSD
    • Raspberry Pi
    37 alternatives to GateSentry 

    GateSentry is a cross-platform proxy server with content filtering capabilities, user authentication system and data consumption statistics. It's built with Golang and free to use.

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    1.  PortableGateSentry can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      The developers have not updated GateSentry for three years.http://gatesentryfilter.abdullahirfan.com/

      The keyword block page. Keywords if found on this page will cause it to be blocked.
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