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Net Nanny Alternatives for Linux

Net Nanny is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Pluckeye. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DansGuardian or NxFilter. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Net Nanny and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Net Nanny are Truple and GateSentry.

Net Nanny alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be Firewalls or DNS Resolvers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Net Nanny.
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  1. Pluckeye icon

    Pluckeye

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

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

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    DansGuardian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Solaris. It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, PICS filtering and URL filtering.

    Discontinued

    Latest update in 2012: https://sourceforge.net/projects/dansguardian/files/

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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.

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  4. Truple icon

    Truple

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Kindle Fire

    Truple protects your loved ones against porn & other online filth. It holds your loved ones accountable in a way that's near impossible to bypass by capturing and sharing screenshots. If other apps have failed you, this is the one that will work.

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  5. GateSentry

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Banana Pi
    • FreeBSD
    • Raspberry Pi

    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.

    Discontinued

    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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