How to Install Squid Proxy Server on Ubuntu 16.04

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A Squid Proxy Server is a feature rich web server application that provides both reverse proxy services and caching options for websites. This provides a noticeable speedup of sites and allows for reduced load times when being utilized.

Squids reverse proxy is a service that sits between the Internet and the webserver (usually within a private network) that redirects inbound client requests to a server where data is stored for easier retrieval. If the caching server (proxy) does not have the cached data, it then forwards the request on to the webserver where the data is actually stored. This type of caching allows for the collection of data and reproducing the original data values stored in a different location to provide for easier access.

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How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 15.04

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nginx is a free, open-source, high-performance web server. Need HTTP and HTTPS but don’t want to run Apache? Then nginx may be your next go-to, at least for Linux.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing nginx on Ubuntu 15.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 15.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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nginx is a free, open source, high-performance web server. Need HTTP and HTTPS but don’t want to run Apache? Then nginx may be your next go-to, at least for Linux.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Ubuntu 14.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How To Install Apache Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 12.04

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Apache Tomcat is an open source web server used to deploy and serve JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Java servlets.

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  • These instructions are intended specifically for installing Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 12.04.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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