Questions that relate to this non-caching Web proxy with filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers before the page is rendered by the browser. Privoxy is a "privacy enhancing proxy", filtering Web pages and removing advertisements.

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how to install and setup privoxy with adblock plus filter?

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit and the adblock plus extensions always slows down my Firefox specially Facebook, so I want to use privoxy but it's not as effective as adblock plus. I have tried ...
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Dansguardian + Privoxy: Unprivileged Users' Browser Hangs

I've setup a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with Dansguardian and Privoxy using the instructions at http://blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/web-content-filtering-made-easy/ before realizing that Ubuntu ...
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How to use DansGuardian as a whitelist?

Set up privoxy and DansGuardian. Followed THIS guide for the main setup, and THIS to see how whitelisting can be done. In the bannedsitelist file I set a blanket block (using **). Then in the ...
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how to insall and configure privoxy in ubuntu 14.04?

which is the best way to install configure privoxy in ubuntu 14.04 as adblock plus is really heavy and makes pages like facebook to be very slow even on a computer with good configuration. please help ...
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proxy disconfiguration after using privoxy

Used privoxy for some time, and uninstalled it afterwards. Now software installation from the terminal is using the privoxy data, with messages like: Failed to fetch http://... Could not connect to ...
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Bypass Authenticated HTTP Proxy :Ubuntu

Is there any way to bypass authenticated http proxy to something like 127.0.0.1:port, so that we could use it any application, simply by filling out the proxy 127.0.0.1:port (which could be used for ...
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Privoxy stripping CSS from Yahoo Mail

I'm currently trying to get Privoxy working as a general filtering solution and the majority of its working fine, however there's an issue where with Yahoo Mail it's stripping all the CSS. I've ...
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Why does Privoxy needs a restart at boot?

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 installed and I installed Privoxy: apt-get install -y privoxy Okay, it works great with my rules, fine. When I boot up my desktop PC I can see that Privoxy is started, it ...
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How to get Opera work correctly with Privoxy?

I use Privoxy and recently switched back to Opera as browser. Anything is fine, but one thing is annoying: Everytime I start the computer I have to restart privoxy (sudo /etc/init.d/privoxy restart) ...