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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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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Proxy authentication with terminal Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to access the internet to update files etc. from the terminal on a secured proxy network. I've already tried the following: Adding to /etc/apt/apt.conf, /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01proxy, ...
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How to resolve the DNS locally when there is a proxy configured?

If I configure the proxy, under Settings -> Network -> Proxy, and then try to access "http://google.com", the name resolution (IP of google.com) will happen there, at the proxy server but... How can ...
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Applying proxy button is not shown

In my system whenever I try to apply proxy I never see "Apply proxy system wide" button I have seen this problem on some other ubuntu systems too! What should I do? ? How do I apply proxy system ...
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my server unable to reach https port 443 urls behind proxy

I have set up a 12.04 LTS ubuntu headless server 64 bit. This is my network interfaces # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The basic eth0 network interface auto eth0 ...
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How to access blocked website, e.g. Bluebox - Error 500?

When ever I try to access the shopping websites from blue-box. It says: "An unexpected condition was encountered while the server was attempting to fulfill the request. Error code: 500"...! How do ...
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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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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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Proxychains configuration

I have downloaded proxychains and configured it to run with tor. I want a chain of 3 or more proxies. 3 will be enough. The problem is finding proxies that are up and running i just keep getting ...
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'apt-get update' fails when using proxy

Using apt-get update I am getting Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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Apt behind proxy

I've been trying to get a package manager to work behind our company proxy for a whole day now but without any luck. The proxy requires authentication which is my personal email address and password. ...
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How do I find which proxy and port I am connected to?

I believe that I am connected to a proxy over a vpn connection. Where can I find which proxy I am connected to and ports
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS problem

Today I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 LTS i386 version on my old AMD Athlon 2000+ PC... The thing is I don't have access to internet. I cant even execute sudo apt-get update... An I cant ping ...
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I need a proxy app that isn't tor!

Hi my internet has censored by devil isp, I use freegate.tv and psiphone when I used Windows before Ubuntu. Both are great and free. Tor works very lazy and slow because my internet is very poor (512 ...
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Proxy sharing between host and guest in VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu 12.4 in VirtualBox with Windows Vista host which uses a proxy. I did not configure proxy settings in Ubuntu but Internet is working fine and so are updates. Now, my host browsers ...
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Using apt-get partially through a proxy server

My University Campus has Ubuntu Repos on the Local Server. Also, we use a proxy server to connect to the Internet. Now, my Repository is the Campus Local Server, but I do have a lot PPAs installed ...
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How to use global proxy settings for Direct Connection

I use a Proxy Server with LDAP Authentication for accessing internet. So I need to manually add Server Address and Port in every application that has to connect to internet. Any methods by which I ...
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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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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy? (i am using virtual machine)

Actually i am doing swift in my virtual machine.. when i am enter this command "How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy?" i got these errors Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Configure Squid proxy not to serve pages from a location

How do I configure Squid proxy to block HTTP responses from web server installed on another machine?
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connect to servers behind a proxy for FTP and ping

I connect to servers behind a proxy (127.0.0.1:3000) via connect proxy for ssh and scp connections. When I try to connect to FTP servers or ping any server, they do not work. How do I configure FTP to ...
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Problem logging in through a proxy

I am using Ubuntu two different ways, one is a Ubuntu 13.10 live-cd; the other, a normal 13.10 installation but with all security updates. In both cases using Firefox. The first can connect without ...
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RSSowl not working

I tried to use the latest version available of rssowl on Ubuntu 12.10. Everything seems fine, except it does not show the content and gives the error message of connection time out. I am behind a ...
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PPTPD can connect but websites do not work

So I have successfully created and setup a PPTPD server and I cannot access any websites, this does not seem to be a common problem because google has failed to find me an answer.
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web proxy setting config check

I am working on a new Ubuntu server which I have no clue about their previous settings at all. How can I check there is a Web proxy Server setting on server? I am using putty to ssh to server in ...
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What are the specific files that Ubuntu changes when you set the proxy in System Settings?

In Ubuntu, I can set the proxy in System Settings. Then it asks for my sudo password to edit certain files. What are these files? Where are they located? What lines are added or modified? I am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 does not let updates or downloads from Firefox

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Internet works fine, I get erros such as the ones posted here Why after fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation update aren't being installed? However, changing the ...
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Firefox hangs after entering proxy settings

While running through any Ubuntu distribution as soon as I enter my proxy setings in firefox, it stops working. If I run it through open network it works fine but as soon as I enter proxy settings, ...