Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 12-26-2005, 01:29 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2004
Location: Texas, USA
Distribution: MDV 2008.1, PCLinuxOS,
Posts: 315

Rep: Reputation: 30
squid and dansguardian on MDK 10.2

Have read the docs at squid, sourceforge and DG, but they don't reflect what I have in my configuration files. I have not altered these files since installing them.
For example, squid is not installed into /usr as indicated by docs. Also, squid must be altered to allow users by uncommenting, but my file has everything commented/uncommented differently than I am used to so it (docs) are of no value.

Is this peculiar to MDK?

Any help out there?
Old 12-27-2005, 04:20 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Munich, Germany
Distribution: Opensuse 11.2
Posts: 1,549

Rep: Reputation: 51
All major distros follow the FHS ( when they do their packaging. This means they change the installation prefix for the installation from /usr/local to /usr and ensure that things like binaries and configuration files don't go into wacky and inconsistent locations. In short your squid config files will be in /etc/squid/ on any major Linux distro even if the squid people have them default to somewhere in /usr.

They wouldn't have made any changes to the config file though - its normal to have a 2500 line config file for squid () with almost everything commented. The only changes Mandriva might have made is if you run the internet sharing wizard after you installed it as that sets squid up as a transparent proxy.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Selective Filetering using Squid + DansGuardian landuchi Linux - Networking 5 09-25-2005 06:16 PM
Dansguardian/Squid HELP! Prizam Linux - Software 3 09-23-2005 06:30 PM
iptables, DansGuardian, and Squid. cth3 Linux - Networking 1 02-10-2005 09:04 AM
squid and dansguardian safe ports gone nickcol11 Linux - Networking 0 12-21-2004 04:32 PM
squid + dansguardian + compact flash cyph3r7 Linux - Software 1 06-20-2003 12:52 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:27 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration