3 Steps to Install NXFilter on Raspberry PI
I ordered Raspberry Pi just before we went into lockdown. And I am trying to find what I can push this little device into. I have always wanted to have an internet filter, so that I can block out all the ads and also to control how the internet is being used by the kids.
I stumble across NXFilter, and here are the steps to install them:
Step 1. Download the pre-requisite
sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jre wget http://pub.nxfilter.org/nxfilter-188.8.131.52.deb
Step 2. Install it using debian package and create a service
sudo dpkg -i nxfilter-184.108.40.206.deb sudo systemctl enable nxfilter
NXFilter will be installed in the location of /nxfilter. Now you can start the nxfilter service
Step 3. Run the nxfilter service
sudo systemctl start nxfilter
You can view the log files which contain the detail of installation process and the running logs using the following command.
tail -f /nxfilter/log/nxfilter.log