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This is the stable version - v5.4.3r

Note that there are significant changes to the configuration files in this release and the sample lists have been re-organized into sub-directories. For details see e2guardian.conf, e2guardianf1.conf and the README files in configs/lists configs/lists/common and config/lists/

Note: Some configuration files in this version are not backward compatible with v4 or v5.3 configuration files.

Please read notes/NEWIN_v5 before installing.

If upgrading from an earlier version please read notes/Upgrading_to_V5.4

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e2guardian is a content filtering proxy that can work in explicit and transparent proxy mode or as a ICAP server mode. More information can be found in the "notes" subdirectory of the distribution, and the comments in the configuration and list files themselves.

Read the INSTALL for installation instructions.



  • Bugfixes primarily occurs in the branch

Bugs and Feature Requests


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  • Helpful information can be found in the Wiki.


Copyright 2021, Frederic Bourgeois, E2BN Protex Ltd and others.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

In addition, as a special exception, the copyright holders of this work, give permission to link the code of its release of e2guardian with the OpenSSL project's "OpenSSL" library (or with modified versions of it that use the same license as the "OpenSSL" library), and distribute the linked executables. You must obey the GNU General Public License in all respects for all of the code used other than "OpenSSL". If you modify this file, you may extend this exception to your version of the file, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.

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