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Recommended installation is via git. This makes it easy to update to the latest version in the future.

After installing git, youcan fetch the latest code from GitHub and install:

Initial Installation

cd /usr/local/src/
git clone git://
cd husk
make test
make install

Initial Configuration

cp /usr/local/share/doc/husk/doc/rules.conf.standalone /etc/husk/rules.conf
  1. Edit husk.conf
  2. Edit interfaces.conf
  3. Edit rules.conf
  4. Test compile: husk
  5. Compile and activate ruleset: fire


cd /usr/local/src/husk/
git pull
make fallback    (Optional: creates a backup of current files)
make test
make install