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RabbIt is a mutating, caching Web proxy used to speed up surfing over slow links like modems. It does this by removing advertising and background images and scaling down images to low quality JPEGs. RabbIT is written in Java and should be able to run on any platform. It does depend upon an image converter if image scaling is on. The recommended image converter is "convert" from the ImageMagick package.

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Recent releases

  •  16 Feb 2012 17:19

    Release Notes: This release makes sure that logging is done off the selector threads. It adds configurable traffic usage loggers so that it is easy to log user network traffic usage. The CacheEntry interface was cleaned up so that it is easier to implement. More fixes for HTTP headers reading, when the header has been split into many different blocks on the network.

    •  29 Jun 2011 20:28

      Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with StackOverflow for chunked resources with many small chunks. It fixes a problem that caused some bytes to get lost when a data buffer was enlarged. It reduces memory usage a little.

      •  18 Jan 2011 18:08

        Release Notes: It is now easier to use database resources in different parts of the proxy. It is easier to use external jar files. A problem with the HTTP header reader that could result in a RequestLineTooLongException has been fixed.

        •  27 Oct 2010 20:40

          Release Notes: This release adds support for HTTP filtering of connect requests. It fixes a problem in repacking already compressed pages. It handles semi-transparent images better when using the Java-based image converter. It adds more information to the SSL logs.

          •  25 Jul 2010 13:41

            Release Notes: A bug that corrupted some pipelined requests was fixed. A bug was fixed with the error page template handling for authentication required. A proxy chain selector was added so that it is possible to direct internal and external requests to different paths. A lot of javadoc was added and updated. A few bugs were fixed in the build file for ant.


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