deb proxy solution based on squid with a tweaked config file

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How to add packages to a squid-deb-proxy cache?

To save bandwidth and data on my Internet plan, I have installed squid-deb-proxy on a desktop, and the client on it and a few other machines I've got. However, based on the post that put me onto this ...
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How to tell if squid-deb-proxy is working?

I've got squid-deb-proxy, avahi-tools, and squid-deb-proxy-client installed on a gateway VM running 12.04 Server, and squid-deb-proxy-client installed on two client VMs running Lubuntu and Xubuntu ...
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How does squid-deb-proxy handle older/newer versions of Ubuntu?

I followed Jorge Castro thread here and its working without a problem! on 12.04-2 x64 bit. However I have a question: If there is an old/newer version client of ubuntu. How does it fetch cached ...
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How can I make squid-deb-proxy work with proxy authentication?

I have squid-deb-proxy working fine without a problem without apt proxy authentication. However when I add a proxy file to /etc/apt/apt.conf.d and put in my proxy authentication inside this file. ...
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squid-deb-proxy on client side unable to get packages from the server

I am having 2 laptops on one of them I did a do-release-upgrade and it took near about 10 hours to upgrade to 12.04 now I want to upgrade second laptop also so I used following thread Best way to ...
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Can you have debs without compression?

I'm in the middle of doing an upgrade on a really slow machine. It's an Intel Atom that's a few years old. It's perfect for watching video and using XBMC but it really honks at decompressing hundreds ...
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squid-deb-proxy failing to cache packages

On an Ubuntu 12.04 server, with squid-deb-proxy installed, client machines on the network will properly contact the server when installing packages, but squid never caches packages. From ...
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will squid-deb-proxy be used for release upgrades?

I am in the process of updating a bunch of machines to 12.xx. For regular package updates I tried apt-proxy, which had random hiccups (clients hanging on various headers). Now I installed ...
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Can Squid be used to cache updates for other distros?

Specifically, if I have a small virtual LAN with multiple VMs of each different distro - say three CentOS VMs, two Debian VMs, and assorted Ubuntu VMs - can Squid safely cache the updates for each ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...