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Linux Magazine: Transparent Proxying with Squid

May 24, 2005, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Garcia)

"If you've ever looked into setting up a web cache for your office or campus, you're probably familiar with Squid. Available from http://www.squid-cache.org, Squid is a full-featured web proxy cache licensed under the GNU Public License.

"Squid is often used as a reverse proxy, caching and serving a site's web pages to reduce demands on its web server... But Squid is also an effective proxy. By caching popular content--keeping a copy of remote web pages on a local server--Squid can reduce bandwidth consumption and serve (cached) web pages faster..."

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