Step by Step Install Squid Proxy Server on CentOS using yum install
Step by Step Install Squid Proxy Server on CentOS using yum install Command.
The step by step article below show how to install Squid Proxy Server on CentOS using yum install command. The example below show the step by step install squid sever using the CentOS installation DVD as the source of squid software package. To install squid from CentOS installation DVD, first you need to setup the CentOS installation DVD as the source of installation software. If your CentOS have the connection to the internet, you may execute the yum command (as show on command example below) to start to install Squid Proxy Server on CentOS system but if you want to install Squid from the installation DVD, you must make some yum configuration adjustment to enable you to install software package from CentOS installation DVD.
Install Squid Proxy Server on CentOS.
Execute yum install squid, then type in y key (when ask) and hit Enter button to start Squid proxy installation process.
[root@pc13 ~]# yum install squid
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
--> Running transaction check
---> Package squid.i386 7:2.6.STABLE6-5.el5_1.3 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Package Arch Version Repository Size
squid i386 7:2.6.STABLE6-5.el5_1.3 c5-media 1.2 M
Install 1 Package(s)
Update 0 Package(s)
Remove 0 Package(s)
Total download size: 1.2 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y <-- Type in 'y' and hit 'Enter' key to proceed with squid proxy server installation
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Installing: squid ######################### [1/1]
Installed: squid.i386 7:2.6.STABLE6-5.el5_1.3
Note: You still have to connect to internet to update squid proxy server, and to update your CentOS entirely ;-) happy install
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