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

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why some website(yahoo.com, alibaba.com, prothom-alo.com…) not loading in my ubuntu 12.04?

Even when I connect my internet showing this notification: Network service discovery disabled Your current network has a .local domain, which is not recommended and incompatible with the Avahi Network ...
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Ubuntu server can't use Proxy

I am trying to connect to the internet via a Proxy server, but when I do add the lines Acquire::protocol::proxy "protocol://user:pass@hostname:port/"; etc. It doesn't make any difference. Since I use ...
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How to set system-wide proxy address using shell script?

I want to set system Proxy address through my Qt application. So i was wondering if i could write a script which can be executed by my application every time to change the proxy address. I tried : ...
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apt-get upgrade gives “403 forbidden” error

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64b. sudo apt-get update works fine, but when I run sudo apt-get upgrade I get these errors: Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates/main python3.3-minimal ...
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Problem in wifi connectivity- each time need to fill proxy

Each time, I have to fill in the network settings again and again on my Ubuntu 12.10 and also it is not showing the the "apply system wide " option
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cntlm: No proxy service ports were successfully opened

I'm trying to setup CNTLM on an Ubuntu VM and keep hitting a brick wall with the above error message. Here are the steps I've taken: Install CNTLM $ ls cntlm_0.92.3-0ubuntu0.1_i386.deb cntlm.conf $ ...
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Apache - proxy using vhosts

I've been trying for a few days now to get this running, but with no luck. I need to accomplish this using apache httpd: requests sent to subdomain blog.DOMAIN.TLD sent to port 80 on should return ...
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Impossible to ping when activating second network card

I'm new to Linux, trying to get a Clonezilla server up. I'm really bad at understanding how my network should be configured. eth1 is the card for internet access, behind a proxy (192.168.41.5:80) eth2 ...
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tor browser bundle: how to use a rented proxy after connecting to tor? (proxy chain)

i want to use the default tor browser bundle from a usb stick and chain my rented proxy after the random tor exit node to hide the fact i am using tor !from websites! (not from my isp) without giving ...
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acquire::http::proxy for only specified repositories

Is there a way to use acquire::http::proxy for some repositories? I'm in a network that has a proxy server. So everybody has to update /etc/apt/apt.conf adding the lines like Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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VPN/Proxy/IP changer [duplicate]

guys! I apologize in advance if this question comes up often here. I'm a very beginner using Ubuntu and I'd appreciate any help to keep using it. I usually work with a mac and a windows computer, but ...
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Vidalia detected that the Tor software exited unexpectedly? [Only Vidalia no Tor Browser]

I have installed the vidalia by following these instructions everything went as they mentioned. When I started vidalia it gave me the error: Vidalia was unable to start Tor. Check your settings to ...
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How to configure ISA proxy authentification?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04. My problem is that I'm inside the third level Windows Domain Network (stan.domainname.lan) which is using ISA Proxy server. When I login into Windows, I usually type ...
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Automatic Proxy configuration for Sublime Text 2 Package control

I am currently on a Ubuntu 13.04 machine behind a proxy server at college. I have configure the proxy settings for Package control by editing the user-settings file. However when I am not behind a ...
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I need a good solution to bypass internet censorship on Ubuntu

I live in Iran, where many websites are blocked from access by a professional local firewall. I'm looking for a free VPN, HTTPS, or any possible proxy software/solution for Ubuntu that could let me ...
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How to install ProxyChainsGUI

I have successfully installed proxychains and it is working fine so far. My only problem is that I do not know how to get the GUI to work/install it, which I got from here: ...
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How to torify FlashPlayer Plugin in Firefox?

Flashplayer plugin is ignoring the proxy settings of Firefox, any idea on how to make all the Flashplayer traffic go through proxy?
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Proxy Internet problem on Ubuntu?

We have proxy Internet at college and I can not access it on Ubuntu. It works on browsers but it doesn't work for any other application like the Ubuntu software center. I tried to apply the network ...
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How to set proxy in ubuntu when can not rsync some site

i guess firewall block some site, How to set free proxy in ubuntu when can not rsync some site i do not know which proxy are free and how to set it to let rsync to install gap-system
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How can I set a persistant proxy server setting for the guest account?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 at work and we have a proxy server. I would like to allow guests to use my computer on the guest account, but I cannot get the proxy settings to stay. Is there a way to set ...
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Reload http_proxy, no_proxy

I am running Ubuntu with Awesome WM. I have confirmed in chromium, I can use the environment variables http_proxy and no_proxy to control the proxy chromium uses. I don't think chromium reads these ...
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Polipo HTTPS Authentication Problem

I use internet behind http proxy, and that requires authentication. I tried using polipo to bypass the authenticated proxy to 127.0.0.1:9134. Applying these settings to my browser, works fine for ...
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Bypass proxy in Ubuntu

In my hostel there is Cyberoam firewall. Therefor I am unable to access Facebook. I searched also and tried using jellyshell but it takes too much time. Is there any option using tor or vpn? Tor ...
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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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Unable to use Tor Settings in Ubuntu

I use a proxy to connect to internet, and it requires authentication too. I have downloaded the extracted tor bundle for linux. Vidalia starts and i can browse successfully within the Firefox already ...
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Setting system wide proxy through bash script (Temporarily)

I'm trying to temporarily set the system wide proxy option which is available as GUI in the Network Settings through bash script. I only want the proxy to be applicable while the script is running and ...
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apt.conf “Acquire::http:Proxy ”proxyserver:port" seems not to be used (Ubuntu 13.04 under Virtual Box on Win7)

This is for an installation of Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM. I'm on a corprate network with an HTTP proxy at x.y.z.251:9090. I've configured the guest OS with the autoconfiguration script, ...
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Using ubuntu hotspot and squid

I've installed a second wireless card on my laptop. Using the hotspot function on Ubuntu 13.04, I'm able to share the internet connection with my pupils (they have no login for the wireless network). ...
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Proxy setting in terminal but my password consist '@' [duplicate]

I was googling about proxy setting in terminal. Example answer: For your apt-get to work, you should edit your apt config file: sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf And add Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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How can I add proxy authentication parameters for Ubuntu tweak? [closed]

I was trying to play around with Ubuntu tweak, when I tried to access Tweaks → Love Wallpaper HD and encountered the following error: Distribution: Ubuntu 12.10 quantal Application: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Firefox Proxy Authentication Delays

We are using a Proxy server in my company. My proxy settings are ok and normally I can access Internet using our proxy server. Only Firefox and Thunderbird are acting very weird. When I try to access ...
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Adding an apt repository when using a web proxy

I have been trying to install Wine on Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't seem to be winning. I keep getting this error: File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module> ppa_info = ...
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Setup Wi-Fi's Proxy on Ubuntu os

Ok, on my school's wi-fi, it requires proxy to be setup, so I am asking if there is a way to setup a proxy on ubuntu's wifi settings, is there?
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curl: (5) Couldn't resolve proxy 'hproxy.iitm.ac.in'

I have been using the proxy hproxy.iitm.ac.in. I've moved out now and want to change config to no proxy. On using: curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby --autolibs=enable --auto-dotfiles ...
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Proxy setting in Firefox not set

I don't know if it's a general problem with Firefox or if it's just my system doing things wrong. I've got a proxy script set up in the Ubuntu Network Settings and set Firefox to use system proxy ...
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Enable parental control by restricting some web access [duplicate]

My sister has got a new computer and I would like to restrict her accessing unnecessary websites. In my opinion a white-list for websites and ports (maybe some special ports for games or voice ...
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How to setup manual socks proxy?

I am looking to setup a local socks proxy so that I am able to connect to remote hosts via another ssh client that I've recently found. I usually use putty but have found a new one that seems to ...
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Run Sickbeard behind NGINX

I've been at this for so long now, trying to get my sickbeard to run behind nginx and having no luck at all, excuse my noobness. Here's what I've tried. I have sickbeard installed in[b] ...
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Why is apt-get always using proxy, although no proxy is configured?

I'm trying to disable the proxy for apt-get but it seems like apt-get gets it's proxy configuration from somewhere else other than /etc/apt/apt.conf, because although the apt.conf file is empty (and ...
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squid with ubuntu server, iptables explanation

To begin with, I'm a linux newb. I have setup a squid proxy on my home network and it is working fine. I went through couple of tutorials to get this working. My setup is: Internet->Modem->Router-My ...
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How to set a proxy in kde?

I'm using kde and tor. I'm could not set tor ip into the network manager. Network manager has not any option for proxy.
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GPG error in Ubuntu update

When I run the sudo apt-get update, it results in the following Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Calibre not detecting proxy enviornment variable when run from dash

I am running Calibre in Ubuntu saucy. I have set http_proxy environment variable for connecting to the internet. When I run calibre from terminal calibre is able to detect to the enviornment variable ...
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Configuring dansguardian with squid3 as per d.yourfilter.org so as to make dansguardian work

I do not know much about proxies or iptables etc., but could install dansguardian (from Ubuntu Software Center) and squid3 (the dummy transitional package from squid to squid 3), could ...
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How to set a socks proxy server only for one user?

in Ubuntu 13.04 I tried to insert export socks_proxy=socks://address:port into ~/.profile but this is not working. PS: I need to set it only for a user so not in /etc/enviroment.
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internet on Chome not working but does on Firefox

I am using system proxy in Ubuntu 13.04 and recently have experienced some problems with my internet connection. However, what I have discovered is that Internet is working just fine under Firefox, ...
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Wget and Lynx not working, but apt-get working behind proxy

I have done: export http_proxy="http://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export ftp_proxy="ftp://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export https_proxy="https://proxy.institute.edu:3128/" export ...
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Proxy settings not working in ubuntu12.04 but working fine with windows 7

Proxy authentication settings are set properly in the /etc/apt/apt.conf and even in the network settings. But the sudo apt-get update command gives an error "something wicked happend in resolving ...
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Connecting to https proxy with ntlm authentication

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 and i want to connect to internet with proxy. I searched internet for 2 days and I got nothing. I tried to connect to my proxy with firefox,chrome but they don't ask ...
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proxy authentication problem

I installed ubuntu along side windows from a bootable USB. My internet is working behind a proxy. after entering the hostname and all other things, the connection is not receiving my username and ...