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

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Why shell and browser return diffrent ip address?

I set global WebProxy by UBUNTU setting->network->networkProxy and then i open http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and i get my proxy ip address but when i use this command: wget -qO- ...
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How to fix very slow network access through proxy after upgrading to 12.04

I'm running a lab that sits behind a proxy server. We have been using Ubuntu 10.04.4, and getting reasonable internet transfer rates. I'd like to upgrade to 12.04, but when I test it, attempts to ...
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Prevent device from using static IP not assigned by dnsmasq's DHCP server

I am trying to mimic the functionality of ClearOS, a Red Hat based gateway/content filter. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 desktop on a PC with two NICs. So I have installed dansguardian and squid and I also ...
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How to run topcoder arena applet using proxy in Ubuntu 12.10?

I was trying to run topcoder arena applet using proxy. I install latest JDK and iced-tea. When I try to run using: javaws ContestAppletProd.jnlp I'm getting: File cannot be launched because ...
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gnome-shell Doesn't read the system-wide proxy configuration when installing extensions

I have two Linux machines one at work and one at home they are identical hardware and the setup it pretty much the same. Both run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and gnome-shell 3.4.1 One difference is that to ...
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unable to use apt-get or cpan

I am using Ubunto 12.10. A few days back I needed to change my proxy for connecting to the internet at my institute. After that I can't access the internet through terminal like can't install CPAN lib ...
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Failed network lookup

I'm running Kubuntu 12.10. I am having three networking problems that I think might actually have a common cause, even though they are in apparently unrelated areas. I had them in 12.04 also: When ...
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Link proxy settings to particular wifi network

Is there a way to automatically set proxy settings based on which wifi network you are connected to?
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why can't system proxy work while firefox/chrome works well with proxy?

I'm in a lab and have to use proxy for Internet access. I can set proxy on firefor/chrome (8080) and use the proxy to access Internet. But when I set the proxy on system setting of ...
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Why can't I install software through my working Internet connection?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Vostro 1014. While I was installing the OS, my system was connected to a network via the LAN cable. The network required a proxy for connection. Now when ...
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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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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 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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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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How to install ubuntu 14.04.1 behind an authenticating proxy

Hello I try to install ubuntu on vmbox with a NAT connection: What is going wrong is internet connection when installing to disc. I already added in a terminal: $ sudo -i # nano /etc/apt/apt.conf ...
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Ubuntu Server low client dowload speed

In the work we have a Ubuntu server 14.04 working as a proxy server, dhcp and Firewall, we assigns the clients Ips Manually in the dhcp for each Mac Address. The most of the clients go out through ...
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Unable to resolve (even ping) hosts on command line while reaching them in browser

I am trying to perform some actions in a Ubuntu (12.10) inside a Virtual Box, under Windows 7 I can perform most tasks, access any needed repositories ... except for some, and I don't understand ...
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Already downloaded files are not cached by trafficserver 5.x (caching forward proxy)?

I want to setup Apache trafficserver 5.1.0 installed from source on Ubuntu 14.04 to use a large amount of disk space to preserve large download files as well as web sites (in order to get started I ...
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Not able to ping continuously Ubuntu 14.04 on lan

I am in a proxy server. Whenever I ping to any proxy, the ping works for few seconds then halts and again it starts pinging. This cycle continues. Same happens with internet access. Last time it ...
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How can I correct a 502 Proxy Error for a single source when updating sources on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am behind a proxy on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty and need to add the source for MakerBot software and install the makerware software. When I add the source and run the command to update package lists, I get ...
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Cannot Login and Connect Internet Via Proxy after upgrade from 12.04.05 to 14.04.01

I got two problems after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.01, Cannot connect internet via proxy although I set it in /etc/apt/apt.conf Cannot login into lightdm, it asked password and looping. I change the ...
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Running apt-get past a proxy?

Ok so I know there are a lot of similar questions to this already, and I'm a noob when it comes to Linux btw. But I really need to know how to run sudo apt-get install PROGRAM (in this case a word ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to make Charles proxy server accessible externally?

I'm trying to use http://www.charlesproxy.com/ to check what requests an iPhone app is sendins to a server. The concept is to set the proxy on the iPhone to Charles and start recording. The ...
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Seting-up dansguardian on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to setup Dansguardian for the first time and having some troubles with it. I followed the instructions from "Web content filtering made easy" as it was listed under Ubunutu's wiki page at ...
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How to solve Critical errors in mysql proxy?

I have installed the mysql proxy in ubuntu.And when i give mysql-proxy command,I get the following errors (critical) admin-plugin.c:569: --admin-username needs to be set (critical) ...
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“Error:Unknown option -D” while Simple Query Interception

I am working on MySQL proxy using lua.So i am trying for simple query interception.Using this link,i have done the following. I created a file example.lua,with the following code function ...
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qBittorrent only after Reboot

I'm having a problem with qBittorrent. If the server is left running for a while (day or so), qBittorrent can not connect to peers until I reboot. When the server comes back up, everything works ...
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Ubuntu proxy setup with @ in username and password

I have an issue trying to setup my internet with Ubuntu. The problem is that I have an @ character in both my username and password and can't change them since it is my campus internet login details. ...
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Why Kerio is not working properly on Ubuntu

I have both Ubuntu and Windows on my system. Kerio works great with no problem on windows, but in Linux the story is different. Everytime I get connected to Internet (DSL connection) Kerio does not ...
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How to use XDM with proxy extensions in chrome

I am using XDM for downloading files but i also uses browsec to change proxy of my system. After installing we have to integrate manually XDM in chrome and used this method to do the above. ...