Ziproxy

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ziproxy

http://ziproxy.sourceforge.net/
Proxy that gzips files and reduces image size

'ziproxy' is a forwarding (non-caching) proxy that gzips text and HTML files, and reduces the size of images by converting them to low quality JPEGs. It is intended to increase the speed for dial-up Internet connections. Most browsers support gzipped content, so Web pages appear as normal, but as they are only a fraction of their original page size, pages are much quicker to load. Even for browsers that don't support it, hints how to overcome it using SSH port forwarding are included. Images are on average one third smaller with only marginal visible image quality loss. It should be used with inetd/xinetd, but if you can't use them, a simple replacement "netd" is provided


Download

Download version 3.3.1 (stable)
released on 3 December 2014

VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/ziproxy

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey29 October 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Daniel Mealha Cabrita Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=84425
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ziproxy-announce
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ziproxy-devel
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/ziproxy-users


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitezlib
Required to uselibjpeg
Required to uselibpng
Required to uselibungof
Required to uselibconfuse
Weak prerequisitebzip2

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 January 2017.



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