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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 26. Proxying, Reverse Proxying, and Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

You can never have enough of two things in this world: time and bandwidth. Ubuntu comes with a proxy server—Squid—that enables you to cache web traffic on your server so that websites load faster and users consume less bandwidth. Sometimes proxy servers are recommended for security and privacy, but a virtual private network (VPN) is an even better option if security and privacy are your main concerns. The last section of the chapter is about VPNs. Both proxy servers ...

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