How to Setup “Squid Proxy” Server on Ubuntu and Debian

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21 Responses

  1. gaurav says:

    thank you, this is very nice very helpful

  2. Adam says:

    Is any way to include password for this set up? Let’s say I want to share this proxy with some people, but I want to control access in case I don’t want to share access any more. Thank you in advance.

  3. Bagus Dwi Prasetyo says:

    Hey tecmint, what is your Linux distribution that you use in this tutorial.? thanks before.

  4. Reinhardt says:

    There is a GUI tool for managing squid and many other applications called WEBMIN

  5. Suraj says:

    hey after installing squid you told to go to firefox and enter in connection settings at HTTP my proxy server ip address.where can i find that?

  6. Rod says:

    I am a linux newbie running ubuntu latest version. Is there a GUI to use after installing Squid? I don’t see how I can see it working without a GUI (remember I am not a Linux guy) – I’d consider installing in Windows if I can get a graphical interface to use afterwards.
    I am after stats as to what websites are the most visited etc. Can you help?

  7. prabhat tripathi says:

    What version of Ubuntu is that, I will create cache server on our network.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Prabhat,
      We’ve used latest Ubuntu version to setup squid proxy server, you can use any Ubuntu version, the instructions will work 100%.

  8. Kervs says:

    What version of Ubuntu is that, I will create proxy server on our company. Thanks in advance man..

  9. ricky tan says:

    Hi,

    May I know how to configure caching in squid?

    Also what is the ideal system hardware requirements if Im going to build a transparent proxy with caching?

    Thanks

  10. ashish says:

    can you share tutorial of transparent squid proxy in same network ,, like squid server is of ip 192.168.10.1 and network is 192.168.10/24 ?

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