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WebCleaner

WebCleaner

WebCleaner is a filtering HTTP proxy. It removes adverts, compresses documents, deanimates GIFs, can use SquidGuard filter lists, and more. It is easy to configure with a web interface.

WebCleaner enhances your privacy and efficiency on the web. It comes with several ready-to-use filters to remove advertisements and unwanted HTML content, compresses documents on-the-fly, disables animated GIF images and more.

 WebCleaner 2.41

Price
Free to download

Size
1.8MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Bastian Kleineidamt

Website
webcleaner.sourceforge.net

System Requirements
Python 2.5 or higher
runit 1.3 or higher

Optional:
Python Imaging Library
Psyco
ClamAv
Python Crypto Module

Support Sites:
FAQ, SourceForge Project Page Mailing List

Selected Reviews:
Linux Magazine

Features include:

  • Remove unwanted HTML (adverts, flash, etc)
  • Exact HTML filtering, parsing all HTML data
  • JavaScript filtering which eliminates all JavaScript obfuscation, popups, and document.write() stuff, but the other JavaScript functions still work as usual
  • Popup blocker
  • Disable animated GIFs
  • Filter images by size, remove banner adverts
  • Compress documents on-the-fly (with gzip)
  • Reduce images to low-bandwidth JPEGs
  • Remove/add/modify arbitrary HTTP headers
  • Configurable over web interface
  • Usage of SquidGuard blacklists
  • Antivirus filter module
  • Detection and correction of known HTML security flaws
  • Basic, Digest and (untested) NTLM proxy authentication support
  • Per-host access control
  • HTTP/1.1 support (persistent connections, pipelining)
  • HTTPS support (both forwarding and filtering)

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