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Squid Web Proxy and Cache Server

Tutorials, howtos, and tips about Squid web proxy and cache software under *nix. It includes a wide variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests; to caching web, DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources; to aiding security by filtering traffic ( rss feed )

I want to block Internet Explorer (MS-IE) browser on a squid proxy server running on a Linux or Unix-like systems. How can I block IE on a squid proxy server version 3.x?
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Clear Squid Proxy Cache And Re-create the Cache Directories

How do I clear squid cache? How do I re-create the cache directories on a server where Squid version 3.x is currently running in Linux or Unix based server?
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Squid Proxy Server Change Outgoing IP Address

I have Squid caching proxy server deployed on Rackspace based server in UK. This server has four IP address. I would like to change outgoing IP addresses from default 1.2.3.1 to 1.2.3.4. How do I change proxy server outgoing IP address under Linux or Unix operating systems?
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Set/Export: http_proxy With Special Characters In Password Under Unix / Linux

My proxy server password has special characters such as !,@, and so on. How do I set and export the variable called http_proxy or HTTP_PROXY when password has special characters under Unix like operating systems?
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HowTo: Test a Proxy PAC File Syntax With Syntax Checker

How can I test a Proxy PAC file syntax under Apple OS X / Linux / *BSD or Unix like operating systems using command line options?
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HowTo: Use Auto Config Proxy PAC File For Specific Domain

I would like to use the squid proxy server only for one domain called foo.example.com. How do I auto-configuring proxy settings with a PAC file to hide one domain and connect everything else directly? How do I specify a URL in a PAC file to bypass proxy server? How do I create exceptions using a PAC file?
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HowTo: Listen Pandora In Europe ( Outside USA )

I have Pandora Internet Radio One subscription, and recently I moved to Europe for a few months as part of my work schedule. The service fully available only in the United States. How do I access Pandora one service in Europe? Can I get around it by using a proxy server installed on my own server located in USA at home or ISP data center?
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How do I install and configure SquidGuard – a web filter plugin for Squid to restrict access to domains/URLs based upon access control lists? How do I block porn, gambling, and other web-sites using squid proxy server version 3.x under Debian or Ubuntu Linux server for my school?
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Reload Squid Proxy Server Without Restarting Squid Daemon

I made some changes to the /etc/squid/squid.conf file and issued the command /sbin/service squid restart. However, this command takes way too much time to restart the server. How do I tell squid to just reread the config file and apply new changes under Linux operating systems?
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Use wget with Squid Proxy Server

How do I make wget work with Squid under UNIX or Linux operating systems?
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