opennds

opennds

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Install latest/edge of opennds

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.


Install using the command line

sudo snap install opennds --edge

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opennds is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

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A high performance, small footprint Captive Portal

OpenNDS is a high performance, small footprint Captive Portal, offering by default a simple splash page restricted Internet connection yet incorporates an API that allows the creation of sophisticated authentication applications.

After installing the snap you can adjust the configuration file in /var/snap/opennds/common/opennds/opennds.conf following the documentation at https://openndsdocs.readthedocs.io/en/stable/

Then you need to allow the snap access to the firewall, network configuration, mount information and some system resources with the commands

 sudo snap connect opennds:firewall-control
 sudo snap connect opennds:hardware-observe
 sudo snap connect opennds:mount-observe
 sudo snap connect opennds:network-observe
 sudo snap connect opennds:system-observe


After connecting these snap interfaces, the opennds daemon will start automatically. To interact with the daemon the snap package ships the opennds.ndsctl command

Details for opennds

License
  • GPL-2.0 AND LGPL-2.1

Last updated
  • 8 October 2021

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