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

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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. ...
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iRedMail Mail Prox. For Ubuntu 13.04?

iRedMail version: 0.2.2 Store mail accounts in which backend (LDAP/MySQL/PGSQL): MySQl Linux/BSD distribution name and version: Ubuntu 13.04 - Related log if you're reporting an issue: Hi, I just ...
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Force ubuntu to access internet through proxy

I've set up a squid forward proxy to cache all internet requests. I have a public ip and opened port 3128. Now I just need to set my ubuntu server to force all internet connections to pass through ...
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connecting through a proxy, ssh Could not resolve hostname

I need to connect with a server of my company. I'm behind a proxy, and my browser have the proxy configured. From my browser, I can reach this server. But with ssh I cannot contact with this server, ...
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How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy passwd protected network? [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu SDK but when I enter this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk I got an ...
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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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Juju deployed apache+gunicorn+django app over SSL, openid fails with No Mode

Blog post Just FYI I wrote up a blog post explaining everything I did to get up and going: http://www.astokes.org/post/2013-07-14-juju-gunicorn-apache-django I have these services deployed and ...
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Unable to install a CGI script on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install CGIProxy on Ubuntu. http://www.jmarshall.com/tools/cgiproxy/install.html#install Basically it's a single "nph-proxy.cgi" file which I placed in my /var/www folder. I used ...
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Perl: problem with locales

I'm trying to install CGIProxy on my Ubuntu server and according to the instructions I have to: Copy the file nph-proxy.cgi onto your Web server somewhere, but not at the top Web directory, or else ...
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Problem with installing dropbox

I am trying to install "Dropbox" on my laptop and it keeps throwing the following error at me all the time. laptop@laptop:~$ dropbox start -i Starting Dropbox... Dropbox is the easiest way to share ...
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How to have cntlm configuration per user?

This tutorial http://zipizap.wordpress.com/tag/cntlm/ suggests configuring cntlm using the file etc/cntlm.conf. It works great, but it means that all users logged to the machine will be using the same ...
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Squid3 ncsa basic auth always fails

I'm trying to make Squid3 to use basic authentication. But while i'm providing correct username/password authentication fails! my ACL and http_access in squid.conf is: acl manager proto ...
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How can I use a proxy for a specific ppa?

I just want to use a proxy for 1 or 2 specific ppas, not all ppas. How can I do this? I've tried to put: Acquire {http::proxy “http://user:pass@yourProxyAddress:port”} in apt.conf, but that ...
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Why doesn't System Settings remember my proxy settings?

I do this: Start "System Settings" "Network Settings" "Proxy" "Use proxy auto configuration URL" I paste my PAC URL into the new text field "Apply" I click anywhere ("Network Connections", ...
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HOWTO: run Tor and Vidalia on Ubuntu easily, browse and IM anonymously

You may have noticed that the Tor package in the repos doesn't work well with the Vidalia pakcage in the same repos. Funny, huh? So I did a little bit of research to find out how to easily run Tor on ...
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Freegate in ubuntu

It's possible to use Freegate (for surfing the web anonymously)in Ubuntu 13.04? Is it possible to use Wine for this purpose? Would it work really?
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no internet for terminal- connect through a proxy

I'm using newly installed 13.04 on my lap. I've connected to wifi connection in our university and configured the proxy settings in network settings. I can access web and even software updater work ...
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re-installing Squid proxy

I have installed squid proxy in my Ubuntu system. Something went wrong in the configuration file. So i need to re-install squid. What is the command to remove squid ? What is the command to install ...
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apt-get 403 Forbidden

I've start a new job today and I am trying to set up my machine to run through their Windows server. I've managed to get a internet connection through the server now but now I can't run apt-get ...
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Repository fetch failure

These are the errors I get: (as you can see, I connect to the internet from the education department proxy) W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/Release.gpg Something ...
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I can't use HTTP Proxy in the shell

I am a Linux Ubuntu user and I have some problem setting the proxy on my entire system. I go into the network settings of my Gnome and then I go to the Network Proxy settings mask and then I put my ...
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Why is wi-fi not working with terminal downloading?

I usually use internet in my college where we have to use college proxies for downloading. As a result , I had updated my apt.conf file to include the information for the college proxies so that I ...