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Getting Started With Squid Proxy Server 3.1

Aug 07, 2010, 08:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"Squid is sufficiently ubiquitous, making it easy to get hold of via your Linux distribution. As ever with FOSS, you can choose to download the source, or even the development source if you're fond of the bleeding edge, and roll your own. sudo apt-get install squid will do the trick on Debian or Ubuntu.

"Another advantage of Squid's ubiquity and longevity is the extensive documentation available, provided by the project itself and the many notes and tutorials available online. Most problems you might have, or setups you might want, have already been tried out by someone else and their experiences recorded online, which is incredibly useful for the busy or inexperienced admin."

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