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

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Dynamic Proxy with password

I need to setup a proxy on my localbox to redirect some requests to another network. I am doing it in the following way ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:22022 some-external-host In this case every time i try ...
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Proxy setting under xfce within virtual machine

My Ubuntu is within a virtual machine. When I log in with a ubuntu session, the web browser works fine. But when I log in with a xfce session, the web browser does not work... I try to change proxy ...
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/etc/apt/apt.conf gets cleared every time I change proxy settings under settings->network->Network proxy

I use a proxy server settings at work but when i get home, my network connection uses no proxy settings. every time i get home and use the proxy settings under settings->networks->Network Proxy to ...
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How do we prevent users from changing the Proxy Setting?

Our school is running Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. We have a server that filters/block websites via proxy. We need a way to prevent the student account(The account type is limited) from changing the proxy ...
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Can anyone recommend twitter client that support sock5 proxy?

I have already tried gwibber,twitux, destroy twitter,smuxi,gtwitter,choqok,qwit and hotot. only hotot could configured sock5 proxy but not all traffic over sock5 (I captured packets using wireshark ...
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Is there any utility like `Proxifier` for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a program which acts as a proxy manager for Ubuntu just as Proxifier does for windows.
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How do I authenticate on a IPrism content filter from a server? [duplicate]

I will be moving (with my home server) to a more public network. The network I will be on has an IPrism content filter. In order to access the internet one needs authenticate (open up a web browser ...
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Why Isn't Tor Working?

I installed Tor & Polipo via the Software Center. I followed instructions found at this question (but since the config file was 404, I used a config from Tor + Polipo 5 Minute Install Guide Ubuntu ...
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Microsoft proxy server not working with CNTLM and apt-get

I'm trying to connect an ISA proxy server with CNTLM. But syntax of ISA proxy looks different. I can't find a way to set proxy for apt. my CNTLM is listening on 127.0.0.1:41040, and /etc/apt/apt.conf ...
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Enable proxy settings at work, disable proxy settings at home?

At work, I have a proxy set on many files/applications. In /apt/apt/apt.conf I have Acquire::http::Proxy "http://myproxy.example.com:8888" set. In /etc/wgetrc I have: https_proxy = ...
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How to use “apt-get” via “Http-proxy” like this?

I'm trying to use apt-get command on a network that uses a proxy, like this: We use 10.114.7.7 on port 80 as Http-proxy, and after that an authentication window comes up, asking for user name and ...
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I need a simple proxy app to modify user agent header.

I use a GSM internet plan for accessing internet from my laptop. They allow only one application to use internet at a time. I think they track the application with their user agent. So installing a ...
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How do I configure apt-get to use a Pac file for a proxy?

In my workplace we use the Pac file for proxy network .And the Pac file when i give to the browser setting its work fine Edit-->Advance-->Network-->Setting. When i gave the Url its working fine for ...
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Set up Proxy server on Ubuntu

Few years ago I have configured proxy server on freebsd by IT guys. it's functions register computers by MAC address. filter web sites, messengers, downloads set few computers without internet ...
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Is there any alternatives of tsocks support HTTPS proxy?

tsocks is using LD_PRELOAD environment variable to inject into other applications. I can only access to internet via a HTTPS proxy, however tsocks only supports socks proxy. So is there any ...
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'invalid HTTP proxy (http://localhost:4001 ): bad URI' error adding a GPG key

I m installing tor I got gpg error i have install tor just 15 mint ago on my vm & it was working perfect http://www.webupd8.org/2009/09/how-to-install-tor-in-ubuntu-debian.html Adding the GPG ...
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Simple and easy way to bypass blocked sites

My ISP blocks a lot of websites so I need an easy way to bypass it. I use a proxy to bypass it. What if I use my own squid server will it bypass my ISP block sites? I need an easy and simple way to ...
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Minecraft, Java, Ubuntu and a SOCKS proxy

How is it possible to run a java game like Minecraft behind a SSH tunnel (SOCKS proxy). I configured the proxy in Oneiric in the system settings and Ubuntu One, Pidgin, and so on works. But not the ...
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How to set exceptions for proxy in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to set proxy ignore list? I am using Internet through proxy server of our organization. But I don't want to use the proxy server when opening my local websites ...
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How do I set up a proxy server in Xubuntu?

NOTICE: I am completely allowed to do this. This is not meant for accessing sites I am not supposed to go on I know that most threads with "Proxy" in the title have to do with getting to sites they're ...
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Proxy setttings not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I always use a proxy to connect to the internet in Windows as well as in previous versions of Ubuntu, but in Ubuntu 11.10 it seems that the proxy settings I set in the GUI are not being applied ...
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how to setup a https proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure proxy authentication? The Ubuntu 11.10 has only simple proxy configuration. Where is the authentication option? is there any https proxy connector ...
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Unable to proxy authentication credentials in KDE

I want to configure proxy authentication in KDE. in proxy setting there are two choices available: Prompt as needed and Username/Password. but last one is disabled...
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Can't run Tor from terminal

So... I can't run Tor from my terminal. I have tried many different things, but I couldn't make it run. Once, it didn't stop to run when I wanted to. At my other attempt I also ended up failing ...
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Tor check failed though Vidalia shows green onion

I have installed tor successfully and Vidalia shows it is running without problems; however, when I check if I am using tor in this website I get an error message saying I am not using tor. I have ...
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Disable proxy server for one apt repository

I have made a local apt repository, but my IT-department caches LAN traffic on the proxy server. Is there a way I could work around this to disable the proxy settings for this local apt repository? in ...
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add-apt-repository wont work on proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a repository from behind a proxy? I would like to send an add-apt-repository command via the gnome-terminal on my Ubuntu 11.10 laptop that is connected ...
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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how to install packages with apt-get on a system connected via proxy?

I've got an Ubuntu 11.10 system connected via a proxy to the internet, and I would like to install packages via apt-get. When I try to do that I get this error message: sudo apt-get install ...
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Making a UDP application go through a proxy?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. In System Settings -> Network I can add a Socks proxy but it doesn't work with my UDP application or even Firefox (it just connects using my real IP). What do I need to do to ...
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Is there any software for bypassing the firewall?

I am using ubuntu 10.04. Is there any software to bypass the firewall configured by my network administrator. I have seen my friend using software named ultrasurf in windows which bypasses the ...
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407 Proxy Authentication Required

When I try to install a software using Ubuntu Software center I get: Failed to download repository information Check Your Internet connection When I try to do a apt-get install something, I get: ...
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A proxy problem of “sudo apt-get install” [duplicate]

I am trying to install a package python-pygments under Ubuntu. After launching sudo apt-get install python-pygments, it is blocked: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 Proxy Server Settings

I would like some recommendations for setting up the proxy server settings for Xubuntu 11.10. I tried searching on Google and I got 2 common results that made use of command line stating that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Proxy with password

The Ubuntu PC is behind a proxy server that requires a password. On Windows it automatically uses windows authentication (e.g. with Internet Explorer), or enter it manually (e.g. Avast). I did a ...
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How to know that an app uses which proxy settings

There are applications which don't work over proxy. Last time I tried Software Center did not work. update-manager also has issues connecting to proxy though there is a workaround. How do I find out ...
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Is there a free anonymous proxy app?

Is there any app like the this for ubuntu? I basically wanna check a websites indian version so i can see the Indian Price and not in dollars US price i'm currently in USA.
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How do I set a system wide proxy with a username and password?

I'm trying to set a system wide proxy, and I'm specifically having difficulties with apt-get for installing applications on my Ubuntu. I'm in a university using a proxy server with username/password. ...
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How can I upload to Google Music via a proxy?

I installed the Google Music Manager and it works fine without a proxy. However I have a proxy set in ubuntu and it is unable to connect to upload. However, it is able to log in just fine. Has anyone ...
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How to install flashplugin-installer and ttf-mscorefonts-installer using apt-cacher-ng?

On my network i use apt-cacher-ng on server and add Acquire::http { Proxy "http://[10.48.21.23]:3142"; }; to /etc/apt/apt.conf on clients. So apt-get can't download file through proxy with wget.
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How do I set a global SOCKS proxy in Xubuntu?

I saw a similar thread here, but this doesn't specify how to specify a SOCKS proxy globally. In vanilla Ubuntu there was a proxy configuration program that affected the entire system. Is there ...
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How to configure proxy authentication to work with Ubuntu Software Center?

I have tried put in apt config Acquire::http::proxy, and in Network>Network proxy with and without user:password@server:port and using environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy. Nothing seems ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Software Center (proxy?)

I am unable to install software using the Software Center at work. A nearly identical install of 11.10 at home works fine. I suspect the proxy settings are the problem, as they are used at work, but ...
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Manual proxy configuration [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure proxy authentication? How can I set the user and password, GUI mode not terminal, for my proxy in Oneiric Ocelot?
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Where are the proxy profile options? [closed]

Before 11.10, one could save many proxy configurations as profiles, so one could have a config for home and another for work in a laptop. Now that I've updated to 11.10, I no longer have that option. ...
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SSH connection reset by peer after 11.10 update. (Proxy Issue)

My work computer sits behind a proxy (I know thats where the problem lies.) I was running 11.4 and using ssh to establish a socks proxy to my server at home. I can still connect to that server from ...
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proxy authentication in system settings but with a twist

We have a password policy that enforces the users to use special characters in their passwords. Hence some passwords will be Gt4@gj#k for example. Now to specify the system wide proxy settings (Why ...
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Proxy settings not working

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Wubi and I am currently on a campus that requires the usage of a proxy server. I went into System Settings/Network/Proxy Settings. Didn't work. I manually set the ...
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Is there a chat application that supports a proxy?

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and it seems that it has a lack of support for internet connections with a proxy. Pidgin has stopped working, and when I go to the Proxy tab, under the settings window, ...
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Can't complete dropbox installation from behind proxy

Problem: My PC on campus sits behind a proxy (requiring authentication) and I can't setup Dropbox. I am convinced that this is a proxy issue as I can't setup Ubuntu one either (but I don't use Ubuntu ...