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Squid: caching *.swf with variables

I'd recently upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 x64 server to 12.04. In this process Squid was updated from 2.7 to 3.1. Squid 3.1 has many different options witch broke my setup. So I completely removed squid ...
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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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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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Problem with squid on EC2

I created an instance from the canonical AMI that have ubuntu server 12.04 64bit and install squid. The only changed to the /etc/squid3/squid.conf file was: acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 ::1 ...
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How do I remove a site from squidGuard blacklist?

I have just installed squidguard in my server to restrict porn or adult site. I followed these instruction. It's working great. Problem is squiguard list(blacklist) youtube.com as porn site. I want ...
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Having Trouble Granting Access Via Squid [closed]

I'm by far no expert at this but how do I grant access to Squid? I'm current using 2.7.STABLE9. I've read you need to add a couple of lines, an acl and http_access line. So here's what I added and ...
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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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Why is there a squid user account?

I just noticed that there is a user account in my Ubuntu installation and I can not recall creating it myself. I understand that Squid is a proxy manager but I don't know why should there be a user ...
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Simple and easy way to bypass blocked sites

My ISP blocks a lot of websites so I need an easy way to bypass it. I use a proxy to bypass it. What if I use my own squid server will it bypass my ISP block sites? I need an easy and simple way to ...
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Restricting access to sites

I'm having some problems configuring my local proxy server so that it would restrict access to certain websites. The proxy server I'm using is Squid; I edited its configuration file found in ...
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How do I restrict access to certain web sites?

I have installed elinks and squid and I need to restrict access to yahoo.com(including subdomains. for example, fr.yahoo.com). How do I permanently configure elinks(or squid) to forbid access to ...
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How to manage the dynamic ip in squid? [closed]

My ip address is dynamic IP and I was using squid while I'm reading there is things that must be forwarding to the some port to make everything locked and can be keep checking in the same way. Any ...
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How can I share my Internet connection through USB?

Is there a way to share an Internet connection from PC (wlan0 interface) with an Android Phone connected through USB (usb0 interface with usb-tethering)? I guess it's possible with squid, but I don't ...
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Squid proxy not working, using Ubuntu Server 10.04 and two NICs. One is connected to WAN and other to LAN

I am trying to setup a proxy server but I am unable to do it. Here is the details of my setup I have one Server(IBM X3800 series) and one Desktop PC. Server is having to network card connected to it. ...
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How do I pre-populate a squid proxy with a Ubuntu installation?

I have an installation service in a central data centre and proxies in other data centres and need to pre-populate those proxies with the contents of the installation. What's the best way to do this? ...
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How to install squid-deb-proxy-client via preseed/early_command

Using Lucid, installing from the Lucid mini.iso. Both AMD64. In the following I've tried as \, all of apt-get, apt-install, anna-install, dpkg: d-i preseed/early_command string <cmd+opt> ...
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Are there any Websense packages available? [closed]

Have anyone tried to use Websense for Squid in Ubuntu? Update: I am looking at the possibility of using Websense for web filtering. But Websense officially supports only RHEL+Squid. I would like to ...
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Where I can I find Zentyal ?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. Does anyone know where I can find a version of Zentyal for it? I heard that webmin is not available any more, and I had a problem with it, so I'm trying to change ...
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Squid Proxy Problem to arised after update

When I restart squid web proxy service, I receive the following errors. What are these errors? /etc/init.d/squid restart Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8) ...
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Configuring squid3 with Tor [closed]

In this guide there are instructions for configuring privyproxy with Tor, but not for squid or squid3. So, how squid3 conf file should be modified to make it work with Tor?
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Stopping daemons from loading at boot time

I want to stop some daemons from loading at boot time, specially squid3. What is the best way of doing this?
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Squid or Polipo

Currently I am using Squid3 on my netbook, which has an Atom N450 processor and 1 GB of RAM running ubuntu. The proxy is used to share the internet connection with a small group of PC's (3 machines) ...
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Unable to connect to freenode because of open proxy

When i connect to freenode, i am getting the following error. You are banned from this server- Your host is an open proxy (HTTP GET (3128)). Email proxyscan@freenode.net when corrected. karthick ...
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Any idea how to use tail -f in Squid to see logging and processing on localhost?

Squid is good one, also webmin. I am still new to this, can someone helping how to see the Squid progress in terminal or in webmin? I mean when we open some site its going also on squid and showing ...
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How can I see the size of the Squid cache?

Anyone know how to see the space on squid? I mean the cache space on the squid that is being used, like the available space and used space of the cache itself, thanks!