Squid 3.4.x for with transparent ssl proxying/support for Debian Wheezy.

I needed  a variant of Squid which supported transparent SSL interception (i.e via iptables redirection) so I could log outgoing HTTPS requests without the client being aware. The stock wheezy variant doesn’t support SSL (see : Debian Bug Report). Even after recompiling Wheezy’s squid3 it didn’t seem to work (perhaps my stupidity) so I ended… Continue reading Squid 3.4.x for with transparent ssl proxying/support for Debian Wheezy.

Debian http_proxy setting

Need to set a HTTP proxy within a Debian system ? Assuming your proxy server is on 192.168.0.1 and listening on port 3128, then the below may help … ( If you need authentication you can use username:password@ like you would in an old style web browser – e.g. http://username:password@192.168.0.1:3128. ) /etc/profile.d/proxy.sh Add /etc/profile.d/proxy.sh containing… Continue reading Debian http_proxy setting

Installing Debian (Jessie) on an Intel NUC D54250WYK

Product – D54250WYK / boxd54250wykh3 – via e.g. Ballicom or eBuyer It’s an Intel i5 4250U processor (dual core, laptop processor). Supports up to 16gb of RAM and the Intel 5000 graphics thing in it. The box itself is really small – and silent. A laptop size hard disk can fit into it (2.5″ hdd). Issues : BIOS needs… Continue reading Installing Debian (Jessie) on an Intel NUC D54250WYK