How does DansGuardian work?
DansGuardian sits between the client browser and the proxy intercepting and modifying their communication. Squid listens on port 3128 and DansGuardian listens on port 8080. When a request comes in on port 8080 DansGuardian filters and passes on to squid on port 3128.
What is Linux DansGuardian?
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.
How do I set up DansGuardian?
DansGuardian runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Solaris….Installing DansGuardian
- Open a terminal window.
- Issue the command sudo apt-get install dansguardian.
- Enter the sudo password.
- Accept any dependencies necessary.
- Allow the installation to complete.
What happened DansGuardian?
DansGuardian is used by schools, businesses, value-added Internet service providers, and others. As of now, DansGuardian is no longer maintained. Its successor is named “e2guardian”.
Is DansGuardian still in use?
As of now, DansGuardian is no longer maintained. Its successor is named “e2guardian”. DansGuardian is distributed under the GPLv2 free software license, and written using the C++ programming language. It primarily runs in Linux and other Unixes.
Can I use Dansguardian as a proxy server with a web interface?
Zentyal has the option to use Dansguardian as a proxy server with a web interface. There is a graphical user interface available for Ubuntu, called WebContentControl, which was designed to install and configure DansGuardian, FireHOL and Tinyproxy easily. WebContentControl is no longer maintained.
How can parents surf the web without DansGuardian?
Parents can surf the web, with adblock, but without dansguardian by pointing firefox to port 8118 Children can surf the web + adblock + dansguardian by pointing firefox to port 8080 Allows root (needed for apt-get …)
How do I change the default port for DansGuardian?
In /etc/dansguardian/dansguardian.conf Comment out the line “UNCONFIGURED – Please remove this line after configuration” By default dansguardian uses squid, change the port to privoxy in /etc/dansguardian/dansguardian.conf If this is a shared computer parents and children should have unique login accounts.