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

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Can't get internet working in Ubuntu 12.04 guest virtual box

I cannot get internet working at my work place, may be because of proxy. At home internet works perfectly fine. Virtual Box is using NAT for network connection. I had also tried changing the ...
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apt-get doesn't work behind a proxy

My company uses an HTTP proxy and our various Ubuntu 12.04 servers therefore need to be configured properly, namely by setting \etc\apt\apt.conf.d\80proxy to: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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How can I open and close an SSH tunnel along with Firefox?

I have a proxy server which I connect to like so ssh -L 2001:localhost:8888 -N myserver.com -p 443 I then open up Firefox firefox -p "SSHProxy" (It starts Firefox configured to use port 2001). ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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One IP address, Two Websites, on Two Machines - Need details

This question has already been posted by another user but a detailed answer was not given.. Here is the link to the original question - One IP address, Two Websites, on Two Machines I have two ...
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nc: Proxy error: “HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden”

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64. I am not able to ssh over proxy to remote host. When I issued: ssh -vl hackep6t 162.251.80.25 I got this output: OpenSSH_6.2p2 Ubuntu-6ubuntu0.1, OpenSSL ...
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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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How to setup my machine to run as a web proxy? [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 13.04 and I want to set it up so that all the web traffic in the LAN must go through my machine .
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Dropbox (different) installation error in Ubuntu 12.04

When trying to install dropbox from terminal (using How to install Dropbox? guide), and trying to install the repository key I get the following: ~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu ...
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Proxy Blocking apt-get, Allowing wget/curl

I'm having an issue getting passed my corporate proxy server. I had an exception put in place to allow my IP address to pass through, but haven't been able to get apt-get to work. wget can get to ...
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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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Ubuntu as a proxy stop to comunicate to the other computers

First, I will try to describe the scenario: I have an Ubuntu Server 13 as a proxy to the Internet for many other network´s equipment. In this proxy there two network cards, one of them is binds ...
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DNSCrypt-proxy works, but with incorrect permissions

I have successfully installed and find myself in the middle of configuring dnscrypt-proxy for use on ubuntu 13.10 x64. However I am running into some issues with permissions in general. I have added ...
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How to configure Ubuntu Server to use a proxy server

I have 2 instances (Proxy_Server & Web_User) hosted on EC2, both running Ubuntu Server 12.04. On one of the instances (Proxy_Server) I have Squid installed. I want to use Proxy_Server as a proxy ...
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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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Proxy settings for a single website

in KDE i can set manual proxies and in exception use particular site like youtube here shown in screenshot use that proxies only and all other sites load normally, my question is how can i do that in ...
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How to configure system wide proxy with user authentication

I would like to use my LAN's proxy server in Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, but all my attempts have failed. Here is what I did: 1) I went to System Settings Menu > Network, selected Network Proxy, Manual ...
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Server not found problem

I've encountered an problem, maybe trivial - when I try to load this page: http://home.thep.lu.se/~torbjorn/Pythia.html I recive classic 'Server not found' page. I'm using Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu ...
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orignal network proxy settings

What are the original network proxy settings in Ubuntu 12.04? I changed my network proxy settings but now I can't download any software from Ubuntu Software Centre. An error occurs "failed to downlaod ...
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How to watch videos in UK from somewhere else? [closed]

I want to stream the highlights of NFL but I need an UK/Irish IP-Address to watch the video. I have tried with proxies (I managed sometime ago to get the BBC iPlayer working) but they are very slow ...
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Setting up a home server but don't know what to call what I'm doing to ask for help

So I have a decent home server that I'd Like to do a couple things with: Host a website ( I know how to do this so I'm not worried about this ) Create remote user storage - I'd like to make ...
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Ubuntuone in kubuntu is not using proxy

I am using kubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I have also installed the ubuntu one. I have installed ubuntuone-control-panel-qt, ububtuone-client-proxy. But ubuntuone is not respecting the kubuntu proxy setting. I ...
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Configuring FTP for ubuntu squid proxy server

Can anyone help me to configure FTP access through Squid3 i have followed the forums guides and I'm still unable to get to a FTP site via IE version 9. It works fine if I don't go through the proxy ...
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Unresolved error with browsing a website : Error 404

I am running on Ubuntu 13.04 64amd. I cannot access the website which I built online through all my browsers. It redirect to the server and it says the Error 404. I asked from the server (Through ...
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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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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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Proxy on Ubuntu

The goal is to have Ubuntu machine act as a proxy for another machine on WAN. What is the simplest way to accomplish that? To explain in more detail: There are two machines on the same WAN, but one ...
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How to Remove Authenticated Proxy from Ubuntu 12.04

I used to access my internet from an authenticated proxy ethernet. Hence I had created a apt.conf file under etc/apt. But now I want to access my internet without the proxy(a proxy free internet) so I ...
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squid3 stop/waiting, is this a bug?

After I installed the squid using apt-get, the service was running, but then when I did make changes on the conf file, the service just hang squid3 stop/waiting I cannot start it.
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install mysql proxy via ubuntu terminal

How do i install MySql Proxy via ubuntu terminal http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/mysql-proxy-install-binary.html
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Proxy authentication ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

i am newly installed the Ubuntu 13.04. then i am connected the network, through wired , wireless, and mobile broad band. after every time i can do the Firefox log on but i cant update software and i ...
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Can't download anything due to proxy

I'm using 13.04 for the first time and I am using proxy base server that's why I can't download anything while I use apt-get update then it shows this message ...
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Is there a secure way to pass authentication parameters for proxy to applications?

I am behind a proxy server and need to specify authentication parameters to access the internet. For this, I have exported my username, password, host and port_no in my /home/$USER/.bashrc file and in ...
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apt-get not using http_proxy in ubuntu 13.10

I just updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 In 12.04, I used to set up my http_proxy variable in .bashrc and then use apt-get as follows sudo -E apt-get update The -E option in sudo used to make the ...
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Autentication throught digest proxy

and sometimes I need to download files (and do other things) throught the command line, I have always declared the environment variable http_proxy, https_proxy or ftp_proxy too in that way: export ...
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Proxy with terminal

I've set a global proxy from Applications -> Network so firefox has access. I've followed 'apt-get' does not work with Proxy so apt-get also works. But if I try other commands which require ...
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How to set proxy settings to view YouTube from China in Ubuntu?

I am new for Ubuntu OS, now I am in China. I cannot open YouTube so I want to know which proxy setting will allow to view YouTube videos?
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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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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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I need a good solution to bypass internet censorship on Ubuntu [closed]

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: ...