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    linux proxy server (made easy?)

    I'm looking to setup a linux server at home so I can use that ip address for my internet traffic from where ever I may be at the time. How is this done ?

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    Super Moderator Roxoff's Avatar
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    Aug 2005
    Nottingham, England
    Get one of the free firewall distros such as Smoothwall and plug it into your lan between your hub and your internet connection, and these types of distro's tend to be very easy to set up.
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    Linux Newbie framp's Avatar
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    Jul 2006
    Stuttgart, Germany
    You didn't tell us whether you have a static IP. Use dyndns if you have a dynamic IP.
    "Really, I'm not out to destroy Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional side effect." Linus Benedict Torvalds

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    If you are running Apache on the server you could use bblocked. I use it myself. You can just drop the directory into your webdirectory and customise/configure it as much or as little as you want. Very straightforward.

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