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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Squid proxy and firewall blocking HTTP requests

I have 3 virtual machines. One functions as a router. A HTTP server is installed on another machine. The third has to connect to the server via the router. I have installed a web proxy(Squid3) on the ...
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having problem with squidGuard. Need help [duplicate]

when i write down this command on my terminal for configuring squidguard squidGuard -d this error shows up squidGuard: error while loading shared libraries: libdb-4.6.so: cannot open shared object ...
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Block all non-squid traffic for PPTP users

I have squid running on a transparent proxy (port 3128) and VPN clients connecting + ip forwarding via PPTPD. I want to allow users to connect to port 80 (3128) but block all other TCP traffic. I am ...
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Squid with enable-ssl option doesn't work

I recompile squid package with enable-ssl options but it doesn't help me. I have got this error Ignoring https_port [::]:443 due to SSL initialization failure. In same time squid works well for ...
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How to block bypassing Squid Proxy? [closed]

I am using 12.04 and have installed Squid proxy to limit Internet access. The proxy works fine normally, but users can bypass by using web-proxies like ipHider etc. I tested it myself and it seems ...
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How do I start a service after the network is up?

In my case, squid is started before DHCP has written a new /etc/resolv.conf which results in odd errors (timeouts, 504 Gateway) when I try to load a page in the web browser. As I see it, the correct ...
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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 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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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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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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Allowing a particular user to access a blocked site for a limited time

I have configured squid proxy server and blocked Facebook site. I need to give permission for a particular user to access Facebook for a limited time. For that how to modify the configuration file. ...
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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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Can I set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04. Please suggest me the squid policy for set Internet usage quotas. Thanks in advance Rakesh
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Virus scanning for SSL/HTTPS connections. How?

I am using havp and squid. How do I scan HTTPS connections with havp anti-virus? Right now, testing eicar http://www.eicar.org/85-0-Download.html proves that anti-virus havp is working with havp. On ...
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Restricting access to yahoo.com with squid and elinks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restricting access to sites I need to restrict the access to yahoo.com and fr.yahoo.com in elinks using squid. Can everyoane help me
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how to To set your Squid server to listen on TCP port 8888

how to To set your Squid server to listen on TCP port 8888 instead of the default TCP port 3128, change the http_port directive as such: http_port 8888 When I write http_port 8888 i get command ...
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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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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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Squid DNS Timeout

Every time I try to connect with squid proxy I got this error: The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://google.com/ Unable to determine IP address from host name ...