A method of connecting to the internet through an intermediary (a proxy server) which handles connections and redirects them.

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Very slow Internet speed due to proxy

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am totally a noob. My proxy was 172.31.1.4:8080 and i added these settings to run the internet mozilla get the normal speed but when i try to download anything from ...
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Simple bash script not working

I'm pretty new to bash scripting. I'm trying to make a script to export the http_proxy variables. This is what I do from the terminal: $export http_proxy=http://proxy21.iitd.ernet.in:3128/ $export ...
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cannot access the internet via terminal after proxy configuration

I recently installed BackBox Linux. At first when I tried to connect to the from terminal using my USB broadband connection(no proxy) there was no any issue. Then I tried to set up proxy settings for ...
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How do I disable changing proxy settings?

I've got several machines, running 14.04.1, for kids to access. Each machine has accounts for each kid, as well accounts for several adults. Although I've set a system wide proxy use policy, it ...
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Cannot add PPA; Solutions not working

I am doing this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java The error output is: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:webupd8team/java'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. I have ...
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Firefox hangs after entering proxy settings

While running through any Ubuntu distribution as soon as I enter my proxy setings in firefox, it stops working. If I run it through open network it works fine but as soon as I enter proxy settings, ...
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Squid 3 and Internet Explorer 11 with authentication [closed]

Need some help. My college has up until now been running Squid 3 on Ubuntu 12.02 and now 14.04 successfully. That was till recently. Our WSUS server is dishing out updates to all our workstations ...
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set proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP , OPENVPN , PPTP. i want to set proxy in the server so all connection that comes from vpn clients use the proxy that i set in my server. I made a bash script file ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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Cordova / npm problem in sockets connection Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing a problem while using Cordova, every time Cordova/NPM needs to access web resources, like add a android platform. I have the android sdk up and running. And using Ubuntu 14.04. When I ...
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How can I tease Sonicwall?

In my college, I can't use the web, because they use Sonicwall network firewalls How can I tease it? For I use all websites in my college? Please see the result when I access a website blocked ...
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apt-get not working even after updating apt.conf

I have configured my apt.conf file correctly. Still sudo apt-get update is giving me this error: 407 Proxy Authentication Required In /etc/apt/apt.conf, I have this: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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add-apt-repository hangs

When trying to add a repository using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa the command just hangs after I type in my password, and then after a couple of minutes gives me the ...
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Domain name server not working properly

My internet was not working in the browser or the terminal. After some inverstigation, I've found out that the problem is with the DNS. I have deduced this because ping 8.8.8.8 reports 0% packet loss. ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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Error installing the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm following the steps defined in the site http://www.noobslab.com/2014/05/delorean-dark-theme-updated-install-in.html but when I try the ...
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Stuck trying to Securely access my home network from my Android phone over 3g/4g

First, I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecured method and is exactly the solution I am trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Could not launch managed proxy executable

I have problem with tor and obfsproxy for using bridges on ubuntu 14.04. Tor could not start obfsproxy and always return permission denied. grep -v "^#" /etc/tor/torrc | sed '/^$/d' UseBridges 1 ...
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Setting proxy in Ubuntu terminal - proxy having special characters

I am trying to set proxy for a ubuntu server 12.04. Our proxy user name contains in the format: CompanyName\UserName and Password like: $test I tried to set proxy like this: export ...
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how to use axel download manager with proxy?

How to use axel download manager with proxy?? example host: 100.100.100.100 , port:8080, username: admin, password: admin2
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Nginx reverse proxy and subdomains

I have some problem with Nginx configuration. I've already searched for an issue but the proposed solutions I saw didn't work for me. I have some apps on a tomcat server and some apps on a jboss ...
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Configure port forwarding from localhost:x to z.z.z.z:y without root

Our application needs to configure simple port forwarding on runtime. I'm talking about an iptables configurations like this: iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE iptables -A FORWARD ...
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juju install error : couldn't connect to host

I'm trying to install juju on MAAS ubuntu 12.04.04 . I get the following error :- root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:juju/stable Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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SquidGuard blocking problems

Below is my squid 3.3 and squidguard 1.5 confg files, running in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit server. I am having problems with squidguard, if i am to put anymore than 3 blocks of blacklists, it stops working ...
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removing proxy to avoid problems during installation

i tried to install java and got this error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main icedtea-6-jre-jamvm i386 6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04.1 Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Seting proxy settings [duplicate]

I have the proxy address, a user name and a password for the proxy server I need to connect through, but when I set the proxy details under System Setting => Network => Network Proxy, only Firefox ...
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How to remove proxy set in the office when working at home?

I have proxy set in in my office laptop for work at office. I am trying to connect to wireless at home but it is not letting me do this. I tried steps in the link below without any succes. ...
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Global proxy settings switcher for tray

Is there any app to do same work as Proxy Switch Sharp do for chrome & chromium, but only globally gor all apps using gsettings? So you can create some profiles and switch between them by ...
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How to automatically forward all network connections through a proxy?

I would like to forward all network connections of all applications through a proxy, even though the applications themselves may not have proxy support. Is such a thing possible in desktop Ubuntu?
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Package 'libdconf0' has no installation candidate [closed]

My system settings do not persist. I have been trying to set system wide proxy settings. BUt once I set it and if I open the settings dialogue again, the last saved settings vanish. I tried setting ...
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Having some trouble authenticating via proxy in order to use apt-get successfully on a corporate network

Apologies if this is a basic question, I've recently taken ownership of our department's internal server so I'm having to deal with issues beyond my (very basic) knowledge. Context Our server is ...
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How do I make some TCP ports accessible internal only?

I am running four instances of Tornado app at ports 9000 - 9003. I use Nginx as load balancer at the front. However user can access these ports also, for example mysite:9000 is also accessible. so ...
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Using Git under Proxy on Ubuntu

I do git clone using terminal on Ubuntu 14.04 i.e git clone git@github.com:myusername/myrepo.git. Before I did it, I set git to use proxy with command: git config --global http.proxy proxyserver:port. ...
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Software Center can't start due to DBus Proxy issue or SSO Client issue

Software Center can't open from GUI of my newly installed 14.04LTS Desktop. Tried update and upgrade, it doesn't work. Tried 'sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center', it doesn't work as ...
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Proxy authentication with terminal Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to access the internet to update files etc. from the terminal on a secured proxy network. I've already tried the following: Adding to /etc/apt/apt.conf, /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01proxy, ...
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Use Ubuntu Server as Proxy

First of all if i'm asking this question at wrong place i'm terribly sorry for it. I'm an expert about NT Servers but very rookie about linux systems, i'm making tests to learn it. I want to share ...
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How to share WiFi over proxy?

In my computer I have a SSH tunnel and socks5 proxy has been set up for my browsers, and thus all browsing traffics are passed through the proxy. Now I want to create a wireless hotspot for other ...
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System wide Proxy settings when on a windows network with a password

I'm using Ubuntu on a windows network. I want to connect to the world wide web. I have followed the steps here which I have found very useful. However when I try to ping a website (eg: ping ...
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Remote Network Access Control

I'd like to know which software/process would help me do the following: I've got two offices (A & B) in which I will install Ubuntu 14.04 on their respective Desktop PCs. Both offices would have ...
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Juju local behind proxy

I am trying to use juju in local environment, on a VM running Ubuntu 13.04. The proxy settings for the machine to connect to the internet are set accordingly and are working. But when i try to ...
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chromium-browser --proxy-server debugging

Many places online have pointed out to configure chromium proxy via command can be achieve with the following line chromium-browser --proxy-server=[username]:[password]@[host]:[port] but I got this ...
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Global proxy for ubuntu

is there a way to setup a global proxy fro Ubuntu? For example, I have some php code which is an 'off the shelf' product ( I don't want to change the source code to this ), I have some php code which ...
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Does the network proxy run after the VPN connection, no leakage whatsoever?

I'm inside a Ubuntu 12.04 Virtualbox guest (Bridged Adapter) and by finding 'Network' in the GUI, I can access three things, a VPN which I've configured to be an OpenVPN to a VPN, a 'Wired' connection ...
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Reaching a login limit over SSH - How can I open more than 11 sessions?

I have a SSH connection to my Ubuntu VPS. I use it to create a proxy tunnel and it works well. I use Nethogs and "w" command to monitor the traffic. Nothing bad happens until I reach @pts/11. When ...
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Use system wide proxy in ubuntu 14 lts 64 bit

I want to use a system wide proxy and did the following: Created a file apt.conf in etc/apt/ with Acquire::http::proxy "http://user:pass@proxy.pac:8012/"; (I had to set chmod to 777 to edit it) ...
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Can I configure Ubuntu or Firefox to use a SOCKS proxy for a specific wifi network?

I occasionally connect to an unsecure wifi network for which I would like to use a SOCKS proxy - but only on that network. Can I configure things so that Ubuntu and/or Firefox will choose to use the ...
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how to enable multiple LAN connection in ubuntu Virtual

I like to use squid proxy server inside ubuntu to share my internet but when i power on Ubuntu its only one LAN eth0 is showing instead of two, How to make both LAN available I have installed ubuntu ...