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Slackware-14.1-Squid 3.4.11 Native ACL URL Filtering

Posted 02-11-2015 at 09:54 PM by arniekat
Updated 02-11-2015 at 10:44 PM by arniekat

Squid is a Caching Proxy Server that reduces bandwidth, improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages so you have a faster Web Experience. Normally, if you wish to do URL Filtering, in other words, blocking by Web Address, you should use SquidGuard or UfdbGuard or DansGuardian to do so since they are specifically made to do URL Filtering more efficiently than the native Squid ACL. However, for those who can't or won't use the other applications, Squid can be configured...
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Slackware-14.1-DnsCrypt Proxy 1.4.3

Posted 02-08-2015 at 08:49 PM by arniekat

How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt-Proxy. DNSCrypt-Proxy secures your communication between your computer and a DNS Resolver. This particular setup optionally caches the DNS entries within RAM, which speeds things up for DNS queries. If you want/need to cache them on your hard drive, pdnsd would be a better solution.

Source - SlackBuilds.org and ArchLinux Wiki

Compile and install:
1. ldns-1.6.17
2. libsodium-1.0.2
3. dnscrypt-proxy-1.4.3
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Slackware-14.1-Pdnsd 1.2.9a

Posted 02-08-2015 at 04:17 PM by arniekat

Pdnsd is a proxy DNS server with permanent caching (the cache contents are written to hard disk on exit) that is designed to cope with unreachable or down DNS servers (e.g., in dial-in networking).

Create the following user and group. I picked a number so as to not conflict with the uid's-gid's assigned by SlackBuilds.org

# groupadd -g 313 pdnsd
# useradd -d /dev/null -s /bin/false -u 313 -g 313 pdnsd

SlackBuilds has version 1.2.7, but I used...
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Slackware-14.1-Tor 0.2.5.10

Posted 01-10-2015 at 11:43 PM by arniekat

Source - https://www.torproject.org/about/overview.html.en

Tor allows you to use the Internet with more Privacy and Anonymity. Do a search for myip to see your IP Address and Location. Here is a website for looking at your IP.

http://www.whatismyip.com/

Tor will route your internet to one of their Servers and from there it goes out to the Internet. Grab the Source and SlackBuild for tor-0.2.5.10 from SlackBuilds.org

This script requires...
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Slackware-Current-Acer C720 Setup 1

Posted 01-07-2015 at 09:07 PM by arniekat

When you first get the Acer C720 ChromeBook, you need to turn it on and login to your Google (GMail) Account. Google Chrome is basically a Browser that operates as a Desktop. In order to do anything productive, you need to download apps from the App Store and you can't get apps without a valid Google Account. This particular tutorial will go through installing Slackware64 14.1-Current, which is at Kernel 3.14.27. In order to use the trackpad, you will need to compile a 3.17.X Kernel or above since...
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