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

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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: ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use wget behind a TMG proxy?

I need to issue a HTTP request from the command line, but am behind a Forefront TMG Proxy. The environment variable http_proxy doesn't work. I still get the error: ERROR 407: Proxy Authentication ...
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Redirect URL to return same content

I need to run a test application that loads many images from an external url. During tests I don't want to access to the external url, so every time it tries to load an image in this way: <img ...
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How to have a server the makes a clients update and download software offline?

I guess I have to make a proxy server to be able the clients update and download offline. But how? Any ideas.
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“@” in the password breaks exporting proxy variable [duplicate]

I have at the rate in the password (@) that I use to authenticate and use internet in my college. But to set proxy settings from the terminal we have to separate password and proxy host with @. Ubuntu ...
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Netflix on Ubuntu from France

I am a recent Ubuntu (12.04) user from France, and I'm trying to find a way to use my Linux laptop as my main PC. I stepped upon Erich Hoover's wonderful program "Netflix Desktop" on this webpage ...
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Server to cache HTTP data

I'm looking for software for ubuntu where I can place my ubuntu server on my network in such a way that at the very least all HTTP traffic is filtered through the ubuntu server. This way, I can make ...
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Squid proxy with ncsa_auth

I'm trying to setup a squid proxy with ncsa_auth but I cant find ncsa_auth on my system I installed squid with apt-get install squid As i understand it it should be installed with squid, anyone know ...
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Help me to configure Redsocks in order to using a https proxy?

It's long time I'm looking a good alternative for Proxifier. It's some months I'm using Proxychains , but still yet I have problem in opening https websites. I found Redsocks as another alternative. ...