Polipo is a lightweight caching proxy server for HTTP.

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How does Polipo/tor become globally used?

I installed and configured polipo/tor a while back and one of the things that regularly surprises me is this: Boot up and Firefox, which is configured to use the polipo SOCKS proxy, always goes ...
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How to clean /var/cache?

When I woke up this morning, I found my root had filled overnight du -hx --max-depth=1 / 132M /boot 4.0K /media 16K /lost+found 16M /root 702M /lib 4.0K /OLDHOME 8.2G /usr ...
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Polipo HTTPS Authentication Problem

I use internet behind http proxy, and that requires authentication. I tried using polipo to bypass the authenticated proxy to 127.0.0.1:9134. Applying these settings to my browser, works fine for ...
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Error message when using Polipo on Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I setup Polipo today and made sure everything was configured to the best of my ability. I set it up where apt-get could access the internet through the proxy as well. When I fired up Synaptic to to ...
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polipo E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

@me:/home$ sudo apt-get install polipo Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: polipo 0 upgraded, ...
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Tor and Polipo installation steps

I am having a problem of installing and configuring Tor and Polipo on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to patch it in the system. I don't want to use the normal Vidalia program and browser. I need exactly to ...
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vidalia fails to anonymize despite showing green onion

Here's what I have done: sudo apt-get install vidalia and it has been installed after that I've set the proxy settings in network to localhost:8118 and applied it system wide; however, when I want ...