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

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SOCKS proxy to SSH server behind HTTP proxy

I set up a SOCKS proxy at port 9090 to computer B elsewhere: ssh -D localhost:9090 user@B and configured it in my local Google Chrome browser. However, computer B is behind an HTTP proxy, so HTTP ...
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Cannot use Thunderbird properly with proxy setting

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After setting the proxy in the system level, the softeware center and chrome browser can work well. But Thunderbird cannot. No matter what is the proxy setting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: $ ...
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How to set proxy server to work from the command line [duplicate]

I have set up my proxy server so that it works through the browser ( in firefox: edit > preferences > advanced < network < settings ). I also got it working from the command line ( in system ...
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How could I configure and properly create a WiFi hotspot in a big corporate lan?

I've went through some tutorials regarding how to build a hotspot under Ubuntu. My Ubuntu is connected in a big corporate lan and will post settings later. $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Firefox redirecting from locahost to 192.168.x.x

I am connecting to my corporate vpn using openconnect and network-manager-openconnect. When I connected to the vpn, I tried navigating to localhost to hit my local web server where I was doing some ...
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The “OpenStack” package ignores system-wide network proxy settings

I often found myself redownloading the same package of lxc instances when failed and retried to reinstall the openstack-install either using the Landscape, single, or multi modes options, which take ...
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64 bit chrome doesn't work on ubuntu 14.0.4 64 bit

On my ubuntu desktop, i have both firefox and chrome installed. firefox works fine with my proxy settings, but chrome won't. When I try to change the settings in chrome, (advanced settings / ...
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How to use proxy for Transmission? [duplicate]

I have heard that Proxy Support in Trasmission has been removed as of version 2.12. Is it possible to use proxy by any other method?
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KDE Failing to set global proxy settings

I know this question has been asked before but my scenario is slightly different. I'm able to connect to the internet via Firefox and Skype. However all other applications are unable to. I'm ...
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curl command fails with time out when downloading meteor

I'm having the same issue described here: curl command fails with a timeout The solution says to define the https proxy variable with all upper case letters. This is what I've tried: me@medev:~$ ...
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Why doesn't tsocks work with apt-get?

I am using tsocks to socksify my connections. When I run the following commands, apt-get isn't socksified: $ . tsocks -on $ sudo apt-get update However, when I run the whole thing in one line like ...
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curl command fails with a timeout

I'm trying to run the following command on my ubuntu box: curl https://install.meteor.com/ | sh It times out. I tried to ping the address but it just sits there. I also tried to ping google.com ...
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Firefox does not connect outside proxy while other browsers do

Little background: I am behind a proxy, where we use "automatic proxy config URL" on http://webproxy.mycompany.com:8080 During typing of this question I also tried Chromium browser which seems to be ...
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How To Set System Wide Proxy Using Shell Script

I want to make a script that sets and unsets SYSTEM WIDE proxy just as what happens through the network settings. I tried this answers gsettings part but it does not work in 14.04 Could Anyone ...
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How to use microsoft isa proxy with authentication on ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

my apt.conf file: Acquire::http::proxy "http://user:password@server:port/"; Acquire::https::proxy "https://user:password@server:port/"; Acquire::ftp::proxy "ftp://user:password@server:port/"; ...
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Firefox ins't able to load most of the pages. Network manager issue

I apologize in advance if there are any inaccuracies in the way I'll expose my problem... I'm not an IT expert but I'll try to do my best. So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and the thing is that Firefox ...
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Why does add-apt-repository now fail to retrieve keys behind my proxy server, but I can update package lists and manually receive the keys? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 with the latest updates behind a proxy server at my school. I had no problem a few months ago. However, over the past two months when I try to add a repository with ...
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Proxy server/setup on ubuntu

I need to setup proxy on one system and allow all user to use Internet via the machine on which proxy is installed. I have searched internet and there is Squid, but I need to configure this, which I ...
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Rsync behind a proxy

I'm working behind a proxy with credentials (username/password). The proxy ip is 10.302.34.02 on port 8080. My credentials are myusername / mypassword On the remote host, ssh is configured on port ...
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Squid3 TCP_DENIED/403 with TIMEOUT_FIRST_UP_PARENT

I have the following hierarchy: P1 and P2 are configured as: acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 ::1 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 0.0.0.0/32 ::1 acl localnet src ...
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burp: The proxy server is refusing connections from another computer

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise) 32-bit desktop. I have installed burp (an intercepting Proxy), and it works for programs run from the same computer, but when I try to connect from another computer on ...
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setting VPN in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to connect to a vpn on Ubuntu 14.04 Got a lot of tutorials over the internet. Also refered to some questions on askubuntu.com, like this one How to access blocked sites?. But its still not ...