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

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how can set the proxy in my computer

My computer is Elitebook 745 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It can connect to the Internet very well in my working space where is no proxy server. In my residence, there is a proxy server. It can be ...
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Wget command error (Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number.)

I was trying to download and install a package using terminal(wget) that i get this error: Error parsing proxy URL http://localhost:4001 : Bad port number. I think it's because of bad ...
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apt-get install proxy problem: no such file or directory

I can't seem to install anything using apt. I guess it's a proxy issue, but I checked /etc/environment and I've included all the necessary proxy information. I've included a picture of the errors I'm ...
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problem about setting up unbound with dnscrypt

I tried to set up a local DNS service with unbound and dnscrypt . I set it up and works well . but when I 'm trying to change it to TCP request mode , it doesn't work . the content of unbound.conf : ...
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Unable to install pepperflashplugin

I am trying to install pepperflashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. After I install it from a repo, I try: $ sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install --verbose options : --install --verbose -- ...
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OpenVPN: Public IP still visible when connected to vpn

I'm trying to use a vpn with a proxy using openvpn. I get to connect to the vpn, but my public ip is the same whether I'm connected to the vpn or not, and I don't really know why, but I guess it means ...
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Having issues creating a SOCKS5 Proxy. Can not Tunnel device

I have a desktop machine in my home which ive turned into a Ubuntu (desktop 14 LTS) SSH server using OPENssh. I can SSH into my machine locally using public key authentication (&Putty from my ...
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How to know the all minimum privileges that software needs?

I am using a VPS as a public proxy, and I have begun to realize that I must make my VPS more secure as I have seen in Securing Public Shadowsocks Server. Shadowsocks is a fast tunnel proxy that helps ...
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Proxy Server refuses connection after short period of time

I have a freshly installed ubuntu version 14.04 running on my Lenovo G780 (only later I learned that this Laptop may not be the ideal choice for a Linux system). Please note that I have never really ...
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How to set and unset a global proxy with only one command

I want to set the proxy for apt-get and the global proxy in xubuntu like here but with only one command. How would it be? What's the problem with this code? I save it in ~/.functions add the line . ...
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Error when adding ppa repository: keyserver.ubuntu.com: Host not found [duplicate]

I had to reinstall Ubuntu today and despite having configured proxy for Apt, when trying to add a new PPA, the step that communicates with keyserver.ubuntu.com fails: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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URL_REWRITE_PROGRAM squid not working

I am trying to install squid3 to mess with the internet as someone is stealing my wifi... I have followed this guide: https://blog.g0tmi1k.com/2011/04/playing-with-traffic-squid/ everything was ...
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Ubuntu Server not using proxy settings

i am using the ubuntu server package (terminal only) and i am struggling to get the proxy server working. there is no username/password for the proxy. When i am trying to do sudo apt-get update i ...
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How to set a proxy for terminal?

I am looking to set a proxy for terminal. What I need is I want to send all terminal communications to the internet through a proxy, say tor. I tried to set a system wide proxy set up. But Terminal ...
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control of ARP table update

Searching for a shortcut to update arp table Hi Ubuntu, I'm building a transparent Squid Proxy and using ebtables to DNAT received traffic (http requests from client browsers) to my local MAC ...
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Can't access IRC on WiFi

I had been away from Ubuntu for quite a while, but now I fully migrated to it, and I'm quite happy with it. However, after a year or so, when I tried to login to Freenode, I saw that I can not connect ...
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Simple proxy server just to log visited sites

What simple proxy server could you recommend to log visited sites from different users and from different browsers at single Ubuntu host? I want to get log file like this: user1 ...
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channel 34: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

I'm using a ssh-tunnel to a server (Linux 2.6.32-431.11.2.el6.x86_64 x86_64) with a socks5 proxy. To build up the connection I'm using the following command: ssh -D 62378 user@server.de The socks5 ...
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network access through proxy server with virtualbox

In the company that I work, we have Windows 7 installed on all PCs. We don't have internet access through Windows but can set proxy settings in Firefox and can thus access the Internet. I installed a ...
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The ISA Server requires authorization to fulfill the request

I installed Ubuntu 14.10. My network requires proxy and authentication to connect to the internet. I edited the file /etc/apt/apt.conf to this value Acquire::http::proxy ...
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connect to an authenticating sock5 proxy?

anyone has successfully connected to authenticating sock5 proxy server? firefox seems not to support username/password fields when configuring sock5 proxies (see this bug, they have a patch but they ...
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Resetting all network settings

Recently I have been getting into Linux and I downloaded an extension in Firefox on my Ubuntu that was proxy. The proxy wasn't working right so I removed it but noticed that afterwards with the ...
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sudo apt-get trying to connect through old proxy

I previously had a proxy set-up when visiting somewhere for work, to use the internet there. I have since returned, and I thought got rid of the proxy. However today when I try to run sudo apt-get ...
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How to share the wi-fi connection with guest OS on Vitualbox

I am running windows xp as guest OS. How does one share the wi-fi network with the guest OS. I am using a proxy to connect to the internet.
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proxy jetson tk1

I need a help please I have a network, and ADLS router, I need to set up PROXY server on JETSON TK1 I installed squid3, setted up, but I can connect JETSON just in network and it has just one eth ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Use proxy for transmissions on certain url?

for some reason my server isp is blocking certain urls on port 443 , is there any way so i can pass just those urls transmissions through a proxy ? api.example.com:443 and server.example.com:443 if ...
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Proxy settings for TeamViewer10 in UBUNTU 14.04

I have installed Teamviewer 10.0 (32/64 bit multiarch version) on Ubuntu 14.04. When I bring up the Proxy config window (Extras -> Options -> General -> Proxy Settings[Configure]) all I can do is ...
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Circumvent a proxy for a utility that uses libsoup (intel-linux-graphics-installer)

I am trying to use the intel-linux-graphics-install package to get an older integrated graphics card working. The installer utility cannot connect to the internet due to a proxy, and this prevents it ...
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How to make Juju connect to Openstack VM using ProxyCommand / ssh config?

My Openstack VMs in my setup can be only access using a gateway machine. I always need to use a ProxyCommand to connect to them. Now I work with juju and, after setting up metadata and tools, I run ...
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Error in devstack installing on ubuntu

I'm getting following error while installing devstack on Ubuntu 14.04: ERROR: openstack Error finding address for http://10.16.37.215:9292/v1/images: [Errno 32] Broken pipe where 10.16.37.215 is my ...
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How to run Everpad with a proxy?

I have to use a proxy in my college hostel. And I think Everpad is not able to connect to the internet. So I cannot Login to my Evernote account. Any suggestion guys?
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Unable to update system from terminal on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Recently my institute changed network proxy settings. After that, I am unable to update anything from my terminal. Also, new installations from terminal are not possible. I ...
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Fast change of my ip/proxy in terminal for one command

I need to change my IP for one command in bash command line, so I want use proxy (123.123.123.123:80 format), how can I do it? For example if I write: curl ifconfig.me I get my original IP, so how ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 APT Proxy?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a password-protected proxy network. My web browser is configured and works, but I cannot install packages from apt or similar. Is there a way to configure apt to use my ...
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Problem while creating the 95proxies file

When I run this command in Terminal: sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf.d The following message is displayed: /etc/apt/apt.conf.d is directory please check that you typed the location correctly and try ...
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Squid issue - looking for advice

I have a squid / dansguardian proxy server. It works fine but I have hit a strange issue with a website that has a double // in its address. Squid seems to be removing the second /. The URL is ...
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system proxy with an additional alternative proxy? (charles)

I want to know if theres any way that I can set up an system proxy (e.g. my normal proxy, for standart browsing) and an alternative Proxy wich is only activated when I want to use it (e.g Charles - ...
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How to Install/Configure/Manage Server/ProxyServer for my small office to control everything ?? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am totally newbie to Servers. I'm running a small web based office with having 25 employees. It's been 3 months & i'm watching that my team is sucking up all my internet data in ...
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Midori can't access internet through company proxy [closed]

I'm using Midori on a Windows7 PC and on a Virtual Box, I use Linux Mint behind a company proxy. I entered the same proxy URL in the network settings as it is in Firefox (which can access Internet ...
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PPTPd + Privoxy for Ad blocking VPN

I found a bash script that converts adblock plus lists into Privoxy filters and I want to use it to block ads via VPN settings on Windows, KDE, and Android. Also, I want to change the DNS servers to ...
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chrome proxy error

When I was try to change the proxy setting of chrome browser it showed following error: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system proxy settings will be used. ...
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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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How to set a proxy system wide in kde plasma 5

There is a connection manager widget without proxy options.
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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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How do I can configure Firefox and Terminal via internet Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and with I've broadband connection setup but it's only some application via internet , But I can't access Firefox and Terminal via internet see screenshot , when Firefox ...
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How do I configure proxy on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04, and with I've setup broadband connection, windows 7 allow all internet access, but Ubuntu 14.04 some application access via internet, I can't access Firefox browser and ...
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How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
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create a WiFi Hotspot behind authenticated proxy

I know the subject sounds like it have been treated, but please, hear me out. I installed a HotSpot over 3G modem by following this (almost) tutorial. How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi ...
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How do I use Juju in a restricted network?

I got a shiny new server in the lab and I want to use Juju. I install juju, and juju-local just fine. The juju bootstrap completes successfully but when I attempt a deploy a charm I get an error: $ ...