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I am currently running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and was looking for a small proxy server I could run on it. I know of squid but that is way more then what I need. I basically just want to be able to route my irc through my server instead of through my home ip.

And no this is not for serverfault since this question is for me/myself/I and not for a customers server

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If its just irc, you could use a irc bouncer or simple ssh tunneling. Alternatively do it the 1337 way and run the irc client on the server, with say, irssi+screen!

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bouncer would be a no go, and I don't want to cli my irc. But the ssh tunneling seems to be the easiest way. – MrStatic Jul 4 '10 at 15:48
SSH tunneling also has the advantage of hiding the fact that its irc ;). – Journeyman Geek Jul 5 '10 at 0:12

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