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Proxy server overview

A proxy server is a middleman handling the connection with the server for clients. Please note, that there are all kinds of proxy servers you can set up.

Name Version Dependencies Size Description
privoxy 3.0.16-1 libpcre, libpthread 164.307 Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, modifying web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a very flexible configuration and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. Privoxy has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.
libpcre 8.11-1 55.853 A Perl Compatible Regular Expression library
libpthread 0.9.32-65 30.687 POSIX thread library
librt 0.9.32-65 5.527 POSIX.1b RealTime extension library
polipo 1.0.4.1-2 103.217 Polipo is a small and fast caching web proxy (a web cache, an HTTP proxy, a proxy server). While Polipo was designed to be used by one person or a small group of people, there is nothing that prevents it from being used by a larger group. Polipo is no longer maintained.
squid 2.7.STABLE9-1 libopenssl, libpthread 435.502 Squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients, supporting FTP, gopher, and HTTP data objects. Unlike traditional caching software, Squid handles all requests in a single, non-blocking, I/O-driven process.
libopenssl 1.0.0d-1 zlib 582.246 The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library. This package contains the OpenSSL shared libraries, needed by other programs.
zlib 1.2.5-1 39.407 Description: Library implementing the deflate compression method
libpthread 0.9.32-65 librt 30.687 POSIX thread library
librt 0.9.32-65 5.527 POSIX.1b RealTime extension library
tinyproxy 1.8.2-2 29.128 Tinyproxy is a lightweight HTTP and HTTPS proxy
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docs/guide-user/services/proxy/overview.txt · Last modified: 2020/09/24 07:48 by vgaetera