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Is there a way to automatically set proxy settings based on which wifi network you are connected to?

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You might want to check out transparent proxying. Its very convenient.

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Thanks. I'm already using a local proxy server to handle CNTLM (Microsoft) authentication for me. But I still need a way to enable and disable the proxy automatically depending on whether I'm on campus or not (my University uses a proxy server for all internet traffic). I'm not sure how a transparent proxy would help me solve this problem. It would need to change its upstream proxy based on the wifi network I'm connected to. –  Eduard Grebe Jun 19 '12 at 9:43
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