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How to install Squid as a forward proxy on Ubuntu 18.04

Squid is an HTTP proxy that offers a rich set of traffic optimization features to cache frequently accessed content and save bandwidth. This hands-on lab session shows how to install and configure Squid as a forward proxy on Ubuntu 18.04.

What is an HTTP proxy?

An HTTP proxy is a software component that sits in the middle of web connections established between a client and a server. The proxy server acts as an intermediary to request resources on behalf of the client.

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