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

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How can I replicate putty's capabilities in gnome-terminal?

I connect to my workplace via citrix. Now to connect to servers, I currently use putty. This is because in putty, I can use the proxy settings options to add connect via HTTP proxy which is set to ...
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How to make apt-get work with proxy? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I run the command: sudo apt-get update I get the error message as: 403 forbidden access I have tried the solution I found here in one of the questions, editing ...
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No internet connection behind enterprise proxy

Even though I can install stuff via apt-get install, I can't ping anything outside local network or access any site. My wired network adapter is connected in Bridge mode and got an ip via dhcp ...
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Port forward server through VPN connection

We currently use Pidgin to connect to a Sametime server, however for this to work, we must be connected to a VPN (Cisco). For 99% of us, there isn't an issue with having the Cisco VPN client ...
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iptables doesn't redirect http traffic to my Squid proxy!

I arranged a transparent Squid proxy which listens to port 3128 on localhost, to block some web sites. I've tested the proxy using Firefox, and it works. Then I ran this, hoping to redirect all the ...
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Use proxy connection as if it were Direct Connection

I have a proxy internet connection. However some applications I need to run that do not work under proxy, and require direct connection. Is there some way by which my proxy connection behaves as ...
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export http_proxy: where does the proxy setting get stored?

Today by mistake I had entered the following command in terminal with incorrect information export http_proxy="http://usrname:passwrd@host:port" and then my internet connection was having trouble. ...
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SSH via Corkscrew - Where is the config?

I've read this page: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-use-ssh-via-http-proxy-using-corkscrew-in-ubuntu.html And it tells me to open up the SSH config file, which was in 2008, located in ...
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Conditional Host File

I'm working locally on a project and want to have some requests to a domain resolve to localhost and others just go where they normally would. I want to essentially do this in my hosts file: ...
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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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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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How can I find out the proxy address I am behind?

I am behind a proxy, but I don't know the URL/port. Is there a way to find this out? Thanks,
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how to use proxy server

i wanna know to to setup proxy server in ubuntu 12.04 only to access Internet . in windows i use freegate to access Internet since all Internet sites are blocked by fortiguard web filtering . is ...
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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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http_proxy variable [duplicate]

I was following this guide to install Redmine on my server: http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/HowTo_Install_Redmine_in_Ubuntu it written there: Run the following commands to export your ...
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Is it possible to use ubuntu-system-service to set a system-wide proxy setting?

I'm running Ubuntu-Studio 12.10 using GNOME-3, and I'm trying to set up a bash script in /etc/network/if-up.d to auto-configure my proxy settings based on the SSID of the network I'm connected to. I ...
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How can I make squid-deb-proxy work with proxy authentication?

I have squid-deb-proxy working fine without a problem without apt proxy authentication. However when I add a proxy file to /etc/apt/apt.conf.d and put in my proxy authentication inside this file. ...
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apt-get update Error [duplicate]

I am running into this message whenever I try to do sudo apt-get update... Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security Release.gpg Get:2 http://archive.canonical.com precise Release.gpg Get:3 ...
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How do i configure Deluge BitTorrent client?

I am unable to use Deluge torrent client in 12.04, i am confused about what setting should i use in preferences. It asks for various proxies - one for each of Peer, Seed, Tracker... I have used ...
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Proxy problem with Virtual Machines

Everything below relates to a Ubuntu Server 12.04 OS. So, I created a VM at work (which needed a proxy). I went and edited the /etc/environment file, and added in the proxy information. This worked ...
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Unable to use XChat

I have XChat installed, and when I start it, I get errors: Looking up irc.mintirc.net Looking up 172.16.1.10 Connecting to 172.16.1.10 (172.16.1.10) port 8080... HTTP/1.0 403 Forbidden Proxy ...
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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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problem with downloading software packages through proxy server wifi

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10,but during installation I ignored update software package.after installing Ubuntu successfully now whenever I'm updating through software updater it is showing ...
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proxychains doesn't work

I configured proxychains like this: strict_chain proxy_dns tcp_read_time_out 15000 tcp_connect_time_out 8000 [ProxyList] http ip1.myproxyserver.org 443 myuser mypass but when I ...
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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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How can I bypass governmental censorship of certain websites, for instance in Iran?

I live in Iran and as you know there's a blocking system here. The people here use VPNs to access websites. I did the same. But days ago VPNs (PPTP, L2TP,SSTP) ports was blocked too. The alternatives ...
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How can clients authenticate to a proxy without user intervention?

I would like to set up a number of computers that need to go through a proxy server to get to the outside world. The OS is Ubuntu 12.04 but the issue seems common to all versions (are far as I can ...
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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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Updating 10.10 to the latest version through a firewall [duplicate]

I've had Ubuntu 10.10 on my server since I bought it several years back. I've tried to upgrade in the past but I'm always thwarted by my company's firewall. I receive messages like these: W:Failed to ...
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Firestarter, Proxy and limited number of IP addresses to access

On my local network I have to setup Linux Ubuntu boxes, so users will be able to access only to few (2-3) domains. Also, all of those Linux Ubuntu boxes are behind Proxy. Tried to configure this ...
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Set web proxy using pac-file-url in lubuntu

I want to use a pac-file-url to set the web proxy rules for chromium in lubuntu. Chromium reads its settings from the system wide OS settings. I read How do I set systemwide proxy servers in ...
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Run Wine behind proxy

The title says it all. I am in a university which has authenticated proxy. Wine is not detecting this. Hence, none of the applications inside wine is getting internet connection. Please help.
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using proxy with online flash games

when I try to play this flash online game "tankionline.com" using our university proxy I get this error "Cannot establish connection (host: 62.152.57.11, ports: 4444,5190,5223,5222,5050)". In windows ...
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Bash Script to set “system wide” proxy settings [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is a command (or series of commands) that would do the same thing as network-network proxy-apply system wide. I believe I can export a variable, but I think that that button ...
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Error message when entering iptables command (table does not exist)

I have been trying to install Spotify, but when logging in I get a message saying I have an error 101. This appears to be related to either my proxy settings or to my firewall. Following instructions ...
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Which file containts ALL_PROXY variable?

I wonder which file contains ALL_PROXY variable which is being set by Network Manager so I could update it manually.
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Ubuntu One 4.1.91 on Windows 7 through proxy—supposed to work?

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu One 4.1.91 on my Windows 7 box at work, but it gets stuck at 'Getting information, please wait...' stage of single sign-on. Unfortunately, I have to go through a proxy ...
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How to route vpn through proxy?

I have an ISP (public hospital) who is blocking everything through a program called Fortiguard. It's very annoying. Its blocking my public library as a terrorist organization, my work email saying its ...
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which comes first, system proxy or VPN?

If I used a vpn and a system proxy, how would the internet be accessed? PC --> Proxy --> VPN --> Internet --or-- PC --> VPN --> Proxy --> Internet
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Can't update Eclipse Juno in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to get updates and install new plugin from Eclipse Juno (4.2) on Ubuntu 12.10 (amd/x64). I've tried every solution posted on this forum for previous versions (changing proxy settings, ...
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What is the default ubuntu 12.10 firewall? [duplicate]

I have been trying to get ubuntu one to work (i.e. sync my files), but it keeps saying that it is "getting information" and "please wait". I only have 338MB used on my Ubuntu, so it shouldn't take ...
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Online Accounts, Email, and Spotify can't connect or authenticate (12.10)

I have set my proxy settings and applied them system wide. I can access the internet and get my email etc. though firefox (and Chrome), but whenever I try an app that needs to access the internet, it ...
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Using Apache2 proxy_html module on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to set up a reverse proxy to give access to several internal web servers from the internet. I have configured some name based virtual hosts with reverse proxy (I enabled proxy and ...
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Failure to connect to archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

My computer cannot download anything via Ubuntu software center because it fails to connect to archive.ubuntu.com. I happen to have figured out the problem. It tries to use proxy to connect to ...
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How to set root proxy settings via command line?

I am using fabric to deploy a project and have run into an issue: fabric does not currently (as far as I'm aware) have the ability to specify options to it sudo command, therefore I cannot use sudo ...
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apt tries to connect to proxy server even without an apt.conf file

I'm using my laptop sometimes behind a proxy and sometimes not. I've created an /etc/apt/apt.conf file, I've used it like that for the last 2 years: when behind a proxy I add the line: ...
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Installing any plugin inEclipse sticks on pending and doesn't install

I am facing a problem with installing plugins in Eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04. I am using the "Install New Software" feature under the help menu in Eclipse. No matter what update site I provide in the ...
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How to permanently disable http_proxy

When I remove proxy from System/Network and apply it system wide it still remains when working in console. When I run: env | grep proxy it prints: http_proxy=http://proxy.studnet.lan:8080 ...
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Howto use apt-cacher-ng only when available?

I'm using apt-cacher-ng at my local network with the following configuration on the clients: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://acng-host:3142"; }; Some of the clients are laptops, so how do I configure ...
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Local domain “dev.my-example.com” is not ignored by http-proxy

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop which uses a network proxy. I have created a Virtual Host: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ServerName dev.my-example.com DocumentRoot ...