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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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iptables doesn't redirect http traffic to my Squid proxy!

I arranged a transparent Squid proxy which listens to port 3128 on localhost, to block some web sites. I've tested the proxy using Firefox, and it works. Then I ran this, hoping to redirect all the ...
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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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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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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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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!
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squid3 PAM_Auth authentication not working

I'm attempting to run a squid3 proxy server with authentication for any user that has a login to the server. I've followed these instructions, and I am prompted for a username and password when I ...
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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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Squid3 ncsa basic auth always fails

I'm trying to make Squid3 to use basic authentication. But while i'm providing correct username/password authentication fails! my ACL and http_access in squid.conf is: acl manager proto ...
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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 yahoo....
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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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Squid proxy with ncsa_auth

I'm trying to setup a squid proxy with ncsa_auth but I cant find ncsa_auth on my system I installed squid with apt-get install squid As i understand it it should be installed with squid, anyone know ...
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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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Squid logs retention

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS installed. Squid keeps only last 3 days logs. Does anybody know how to increase this duration? I use cron to rotate them on daily basis.
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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 12....
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How do I get Squid to run as an anonymous proxy?

I have just installed Squid to make an anonymous proxy. I wasn't able to connect to it, so I used the following commands in this exact order. start squid, the response: squid start/running, process ...
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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 /etc/...
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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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What is the difference between good_sites and trusted_sites?

The squid.conf file contains two lists of allowable domains, but I don't fully understand the difference between the two lists, one is called good_sites and the other is called trusted sites, below is ...
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squid + iptables not working

I would like to make a proxy on my ubuntu VM for testing a PHP script that must use proxy. I installed Squid and made some things with iptables command. I wrote : sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp --...
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unable to use apt-get or cpan

I am using Ubunto 12.10. A few days back I needed to change my proxy for connecting to the internet at my institute. After that I can't access the internet through terminal like can't install CPAN lib ...
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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 Server not working ubuntu 12 04

long time ago while using ubuntu 10.04 i have install squid server and webmin and never check it. i know that webmin wont work for long time with ubuntu higher level so that why im back using 10.04 at ...
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Squid3 dns resolution error

Squid3 on ubuntu 12.04 returns ipv6 addresses instead of ipv4. I have no ipv6 network therfeore connection fails. DNS resolution directly on the server returns ipv4 addresses.
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Issue installing Squid

When I install Squid using sudo apt-get install squid this message came: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package squid is not available,...
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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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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 with sslbump blocking Netflix

I have installed Squid 3.15 on Ubuntu 15.10 server. Squid was setup with sslbump for https traffic. The functionality works without any problem i.e.: all traffic from both http and https goes through ...
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How to extract the required lines in squid.conf file

How do i take out the commented lines in the squid.conf file and make the newly created squid file the default config file for my squid proxy server ?
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re-installing Squid proxy

I have installed squid proxy in my Ubuntu system. Something went wrong in the configuration file. So i need to re-install squid. What is the command to remove squid ? What is the command to install ...
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Why can't I access webmin since installing Dansguardian and squid?

I installed Webmin and it was working great until I installed DansGuardian & squid and then webmin stopped, if I try to log into webmin this is what am getting on Firefox. The proxy server is ...
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Why do I get “Host not found” when using a restricted Squid proxy in Elinks?

I want to block in elinks the Yahoo sites (www.yahoo.com and all its subdomains fr.yahoo.com, etc). I tried with Squid (squid.conf): acl Badsites dstdomain .yahoo.com http_acces deny Badsites and ...
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How to make a Squid Proxy server?

I want to set up squid proxy server for monitoring user activity in a network and Internet Web URL filtering for user. I also want to configure the user login, user log, user access group, and block ...
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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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Squid3 transparent proxy config

I'm trying to setup a transparent proxy for my network. I'm running a ubuntu server with squid3 installed. To test it I've added this rule to my laptop. Which is suppose to forward all traffic on ...
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can't use squid any more because /var/cache/squid got deleted

I have manually deleted the file /var/cache/squid. Now I get this error: stat: cannot stat ‘/var/cache/squid’: No such file or directory To use squid again, what should I do? I'm using Ubuntu 15.10
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Wifi Connected but no internet after installing squid proxy

I am having issues connecting to the internet after I tried to set up a proxy. I eventually deleted it as I couldn't configure my settings to have internet. But I still don't. I rebooted my network ...
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TWO NIC AND SQUID

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system to use as a server in my office having 50 employees. I have 2 LAN cards in my system: One for input from a BSNL router (192.168.1.250) to my Ubuntu server (...
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How to configure Squid

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system to use as a server in my office having 50 employees. I have 2 LAN cards in my system: One for input from a BSNL router (192.168.1.250) to my Ubuntu server ...
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squid3 and no start process

In ubuntu 14.04, I have installed squid3, can start/stop it (working fine) via: service squid3 start|stop But i do not see any squid* file in /etc/init.d/ and /etc/rc.d/. How is that possible ? How ...
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Squid proxy server giving the error 'The system returned: (110) Connection timed out'

I get the error "The system returned: (110) Connection timed out" from the browser when I try to browse through the squid proxy server....Any suggested solutions???
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squid3 proxy filter

I am a network manager and I have a proxy squid factor and the prohibition of some sites such as YouTube and Facebook through the filter to use the proxy when I was a broken program psiphon3 that left ...
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Squid3: acl proxy_auth not working in log_access

I'm trying to configure a Squid3 proxy server so that it doesn't log the requests made by authentificated users. I've tried the following config (squid.conf): acl Users proxy_auth REQUIRED log_access ...
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Configuration for load balancer

I am trying to create a load balancer for a web server using Squid and Apache. Can anyone share the configuration for a load-balanced web server using squid and apache?
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Squid/DansGuardian: Block tls on specific websites

I have successfully set up squid in combination with DansGuardian and it blocks http-traffic really wel. Sadly (and understandable) it doesn't block https at all. Is there a way to: filter specific ...
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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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Squid3 TCP_DENIED/403 with TIMEOUT_FIRST_UP_PARENT

I have the following hierarchy: P1 and P2 are configured as: acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 ::1 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 0.0.0.0/32 ::1 acl localnet src 192....
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Cannot find squid3 service

The service for squid3 does not exist in /etc/init.d/. If I try to stop or start squid3, it does not work. I tried purging squid3 and installing again, but to no avail.
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How to configure Ubuntu Server to use a proxy server

I have 2 instances (Proxy_Server & Web_User) hosted on EC2, both running Ubuntu Server 12.04. On one of the instances (Proxy_Server) I have Squid installed. I want to use Proxy_Server as a proxy ...