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-== Collecting what you need == Obviously, you need DansGuardian. You can download it from here: DansGuardian, or from the US mirror site.+== Collecting what you need ==  
 +Obviously, you need DansGuardian. You can download it from here: DansGuardian, or from the US mirror site.
It is recommended that you download and install from the source as this is always the most up to date. However, packages are available for some distributions. For the purpose of these instructions, we shall be installing from the source. It is recommended that you download and install from the source as this is always the most up to date. However, packages are available for some distributions. For the purpose of these instructions, we shall be installing from the source.
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-== Installation and compilation == If you just want to quickly get on with the installation and avoid all this detail, don't forget you can simply follow the brief installation guide.+== Installation and compilation ==  
 +If you just want to quickly get on with the installation and avoid all this detail, don't forget you can simply follow the brief installation guide.
1. Download DansGuardian-4.2.*.source.tar.gz into a temporary area, and untar with a tar -zxpf. This will create the subdirectory DansGuardian-4.2.*. 1. Download DansGuardian-4.2.*.source.tar.gz into a temporary area, and untar with a tar -zxpf. This will create the subdirectory DansGuardian-4.2.*.
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-== Squid configuration == There is none that is required as DansGuardian appears to squid just as a normal web browser. However...+== Squid configuration ==  
 +There is none that is required as DansGuardian appears to squid just as a normal web browser. However...
We need to make sure that squid will not allow client browsers to bypass DansGuardian. This is a non trivial problem. What I will assume is that you have already blocked open web access (via firewall IP tables and IP chains) and the only way to access the web is through squid and hence DansGuardian. This goal is achievable in a number of ways. We need to make sure that squid will not allow client browsers to bypass DansGuardian. This is a non trivial problem. What I will assume is that you have already blocked open web access (via firewall IP tables and IP chains) and the only way to access the web is through squid and hence DansGuardian. This goal is achievable in a number of ways.
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-== Support == For all support issues, join the mailing list and post your question or comment there.+== Support ==  
 +For all support issues, join the mailing list and post your question or comment there.
If you feel your message is not suitable for public viewing and is private (for example asking for pricing or other commercial issues) then email the author direct. The address is author at dansguardian dot org. If you feel your message is not suitable for public viewing and is private (for example asking for pricing or other commercial issues) then email the author direct. The address is author at dansguardian dot org.