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Well I've been messing with linux for a while, mostly for server side stuff, right now at work we have an athlon 64 x2 box setup, and are trying to get a transparent proxy server going. I'm using squid obviously, but I am having a hard time finding a good guide for squid 2.6 stable18 that works in ubuntu 8.04 and isn't missing a whole bunch of steps i.e. like ip table commands etc. Anyone here good with this sort of thing?
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Any guide should work even if it isn't specifically written for Ubuntu 8.04
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Any guide should work even if it isn't specifically written for Ubuntu 8.04
They work to some extent, but I'm finding a lot of guides are usually missing a few steps or procedures because they think as a linux user you should know them, also not all distro's administer the same i.e. using sudo in ubuntu etc.
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Squid, theres tons of guides for it. I like's it.
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Squid, theres tons of guides for it. I like's it.
Yes there are, unfortunately a lot of them are for the older version of squid which contain commands that don't work in the new squid anymore. Thats why in my original post I asked if anyone personally knew of a guide that was good for squid 2.6 stable18. Oh well guess I'll adhere to the good old open source motto of "do it yourself!"
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http://www.deckle.co.za/squid-users-..._Caching/Proxy

Should google squid proxy transparent and the new version

EDIT: But I think you also have to compile squid with the transparent switch to get it working. Not sure just seen that from some of the guides.
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http://www.deckle.co.za/squid-users-..._Caching/Proxy

Should google squid proxy transparent and the new version

EDIT: But I think you also have to compile squid with the transparent switch to get it working. Not sure just seen that from some of the guides.
Ok I will give that a go, didn't know about compiling it with the switch, thanks.
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