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RabbIT is a web proxy which speeds up surfing over slow links like modems. It does this by compressing text pages to gzip streams (reduces size up to 75%), compressing images to 10% jpeg (reduces size up to 95%), removing advertising and background images, caching the filtered pages and images, and using keepalive if possible. It is almost completely HTTP/1.1 compliant.


Download version 2.0.41 (stable)
released on 3 August 2005

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BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey17 July 2002

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Robert Olofsson Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use Java Development Kit/1.1 (jdk/1.4 recomended)
Required to build Java Development Kit/1.1 (jdk/1.4 recomended)
Weak prerequisite Image converter (if imagescaling is on; author recommends ImageMagick)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 August 2005.


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