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

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Adding a ppa repo and get key signed - no valid OpenPGP data - proxy issue?

I want to get a ppa key signed I tried apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys A258828C Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring ...
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Using an APT proxy for downloads during installation

During system installation from a Desktop LiveCD (10.10) I checked the "Download updates during installation" option. Before starting the install I had configured an apt proxy server. The proxy ...
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error 503: service unavailable when using apt-get update behind proxy

I am using a transparent proxy (other box). When I try to do an 'apt-get update' I get these warnings (in german): ... W: Fehlschlag beim Holen von ...
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How to add .pac files?

I have got a proxy auto-configuration script which works on browsers and not on synaptic or cli. any idea where to put the proxy.pac file so that i can use the terminal / synaptic for internet ...
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Get Tor and Irssi working together [closed]

Hi I am trying to get Tor working with Irssi. The directions at the bottom of this page Freenode Install Link say to :~/.irssi$ tor MapAddress 10.40.40.40 p4fsi4ockecnea7l.onion Feb 12 04:26:51.101 ...
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What is the all_proxy environment variable used for?

When I type set | grep -i proxy I see all environmental variables which refers to proxy settings. I understand the meaning of http_proxy and ftp_proxy but what is all_proxy used for and where can ...
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Squid Proxy Problem to arised after update

When I restart squid web proxy service, I receive the following errors. What are these errors? /etc/init.d/squid restart Rather than invoking init scripts through /etc/init.d, use the service(8) ...
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How do I add a repository from behind a proxy?

Hi I've a problem at the office. We're behind a proxy (which is set and applied at ubuntu proxy settings) and when I try to add a repository from terminal, I get: Error reading --some url here--: ...
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Configuring Firefox to use a proxy from the command line

I'm looking for a way to tell Firefox to use a proxy in Ubuntu Ludid (10.04.1 LTS). I'm installing Ubuntu semi-automatically on several identical machines. For this, I use a script that, amongst ...
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Best way to set up DNS caching?

In order to speed up DNS lookups, I want to install a DNS cache or proxy. I can see at least three programs I think will do the job: bind9, pdnsd, or dnsmasq. I would like to make sure that if I ...
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tor stops while bootstrapping, what could be the problem?

since last week I am having a problem using tor. It says bootstrapped 10% finishing handshake with directory server and then it just stops. It might help to say that I am in Iran. Any idea how to ...
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Configuring Pianobar proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get pianobar working with tor and polipo I've made a proxy as listed here is there any way to make pianobar use that so i can connect to pandora? I'm outside the ...
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Running Apache and Tomcat together on different subdomains?

Posted this on ServerFault but didn't get a response. Hoping I will have better luck on the Ubuntu site. I have been trying to get this working the whole of today. I have a server which resolves to ...
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What do these apt commands do?

What do these commands do? Acquire::http::No-Cache=True -o Acquire::BrokenProxy=true update Acquire::http::Max-Age "0"
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How to enable SOCKS 5 authentication in Network Proxy Preferences

Is there a way to add SOCKS 5 authentication to the Network Proxy Preferences dialog ? Currently it supports only HTTP authentication.
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Squid or Polipo

Currently I am using Squid3 on my netbook, which has an Atom N450 processor and 1 GB of RAM running ubuntu. The proxy is used to share the internet connection with a small group of PC's (3 machines) ...
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Where are the system-wide proxy server settings?

I access my Internet connection through through a proxy server. All I need to enter is HTTP address and port. Where can I enter these for system-wide settings? Note: this question and answers ...
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Why am I not able to buy applications?

I would have liked to buy some software, but the 'For Purchase' category in the Software Center remains desperately empty. How do I activate the availability of such apps? Is it possible that I am ...
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How to get pianobar working with tor and polipo

Wanting to listen to Pandora from outside the US, I followed the instructions here and changed my /etc/tor/torrc file according to the instructions here. I learned about pianobar, a console-based ...
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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) ...
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Easy way to switch network proxy settings?

I regularly use a http proxy for blocked sites here in China. However, it slows things down in general even for unblocked sites. Is there an easy way of switching proxy profiles? I'd prefer not to ...
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Why do I have to enter my password twice when changing proxy settings?

When I change the proxy settings and apply them system-wide, I always have to enter my super-user password, as anyone could expect. However, I have to do that twice : once for "proxy settings" and ...
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How do I make Empathy use the system proxy settings?

I want to use Empathy which is provided by default with Ubuntu 10.10. Unfortunately, it seems unable to take account of the proxy settings I applied system-wide. On the contrary, other programs are ...
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How can I proxy game traffic (UDP and TCP) through a remote Ubuntu server?

I want to run a game client on my windows machine, but route the traffic through an Ubuntu server located in another country. I know this will likely hurt latency, but that's not the main concern ...
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iptables rule to force all browsers to use proxy

I have installed squid as my proxy server in Ubuntu 10.04 standalone system which has a single NIC. Why i have installed Squid in a standalone system is because of my friends who uses my system to ...
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How to pretend to browse from a different country?

How to pretend to browse from a different country for view Streaming Online Television From Another Country or to use programms that don't work in my country or to Buying (shop). Edit: The best ...
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Setting up proxy to ignore all local addresses

I am trying to bypass the proxy for all addresses that are local network addresses. Such as http://test/ and http://mymachine/ and http://hismachine/ Is there an easy way to do that?
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Ubuntu One behind a proxy, how to make it work?

I am behind a web proxy server at work (no authentication) and I have set it up in Gnome (configuration applied system-wide). It works fine for accessing internet with a browser, but numerous ...
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How can a proxy be set for the whole xubuntu system?

Hello I need to find out how to enable a system wide proxy in xubuntu 10.10
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Network proxy is not applied

I'm trying to make the Update Manager work through the proxy on my ubuntu 9.10. I've tried what was suggested in this question, but the Update Manager still reports 409 conflict. Would really ...
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Proxy to automatically save specific URLs

I am looking for a network proxy that would do the following: If a requested URL matches a certain pattern (regular expressions would be ideal) save the transfer to a specified folder. I'm not sure ...
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Why does applying system-wide network proxy settings affect only the superuser (root)? [closed]

I recently solved my problem How to check if Network Proxy is really applied? Now I can use sudo apt-get install application-name easily - but the problem is that the normal user (not the superuser) ...
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How to check if Network Proxy is really applied?

I'm trying to set Network Proxy to use my LAN's internet connection to update packages. while the proxy settings works on my firefox, but the package manager still cannot connect to Internet. I have ...