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How to install Squid on FC 4.0

How to install Squid on FC 4.0

log in on box

become root

get the squid package

yum install squid.i386

Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
–> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
—> Downloading header for squid to pack into transaction set.
squid-2.5.STABLE13-1.FC4. 100% |=========================| 164 kB 00:00
—> Package squid.i386 7:2.5.STABLE13-1.FC4 set to be updated
–> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

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Package Arch Version Repository Size
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Installing:
squid i386 7:2.5.STABLE13-1.FC4 updates-released 1.2 M

Transaction Summary
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Install 1 Package(s)
Update 0 Package(s)
Remove 0 Package(s)
Total download size: 1.2 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/1): squid-2.5.STABLE13 100% |===========| 1.2 MB 00:01
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
Installing: squid ########## [1/1]

Installed: squid.i386 7:2.5.STABLE13-1.FC4
Complete!

vi /etc/squid/squid.conf

http_port 127.0.0.1:3128

Configure firefox. Set the proxy to 127.0.0.1 + set the port to 3128

Configure putty

set up a tunnel which will be setup when connecting with ssh to the server