Installing and Setting Up “Squid Proxy” Server on Ubuntu/Debian

Squid is a free & open-source full featured web proxy cache server released under GPL 3, which can be used in many other ways like a web server caching daemon to speed up websites loading, cache DNS lookups, filter the traffic and many other network protocols, right now, Squid server supports HTTP and FTP protocols, there is a limited support to other protocols like TLS and SSL, it was first released in 1996.