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

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Why can't I install software through my working Internet connection?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Vostro 1014. While I was installing the OS, my system was connected to a network via the LAN cable. The network required a proxy for connection. Now when ...
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Persistent SSH Connection

I use this command to make an SSH tunnel to a remote server. ssh -D localproxy:9999 -C tcx0@111.222.333.444 I also made a shell script using expect command to auto process entire process with also ...
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Squid Cache Problem on Webmin

I'm new to Ubuntu, Webmin and Squid So I'm following the tutorial to set up my squid proxy server on webmin I'm able to start the webmin and squid. But unfortunately after I got to the step where we ...
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Network and terminal proxy [duplicate]

I use my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop in 2 networks. One of the network requires a network proxy. So suppose initially my laptop doesn't has any network proxy added to it. I switch it on and add the network ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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How to set up custom routes with 3 NICs

This is my network topology: I want every data proxy incoming request to eth0 to reply via eth0 , as well eth1 will reply to the data coming into eth1 too... Active Route : Kernel IP routing ...
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Is there a program for Ubuntu like Proxifier, that works with all applications?

I'm using Tor to access blocked websites in my school (Internet access through proxy with authentication). In Windows there is software called Proxifier which routes all connections and acts like ...
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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How to escape @ symbol in enviroment file? [duplicate]

I have my /etc/environment file set up with proxy settings. It looks like this - http_proxy="http://userName:password@proxy:port/" https_prxoxy="http://userName:password@proxy:port/" The password ...
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Unable to acces twitter.com website

I can't access twitter.com. I don't know why. Is it due to proxy or other things?
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Using ssh as a proxy

I work remotely and I don't have access to some resources of my company from my local machine. Those resources can be accessed only from remote virtual machine. It's not very handy and I see two ...
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Squid/DansGuardian: Block tls on specific websites

I have successfully set up squid in combination with DansGuardian and it blocks http-traffic really wel. Sadly (and understandable) it doesn't block https at all. Is there a way to: filter specific ...
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Ubuntu as a bandwidth throttling box on windows network

I need to test the performance of some applications over different capacity connections (broadband, EFM, LAN extension etc). How would i configure an Ubuntu server to sit between the main network (17....
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Transparent proxy listening on sub-interfaces

I have iptables and squid on the same box. HTTP traffic doesn't seem to be going through the transparent proxy when I change my rules on the filter table. What is the best point to filter http ...
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extra http in http_proxy setting

I've just installed Ubuntu on a desktop at work. All traffic flows through a proxy. For some reason Firefox works fine with the set proxy, but nothing else. I checked the terminal with: set | ...
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From WAN, VNC fails to connect through ssh 5900 tunnel if not also proxied locally

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. I wish to do the same from abroad. The server is set up to accept WAN-side ssh connections, and this works reliably. The problem is, ...
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apt-key fails behind proxy

Our company uses a filtering proxy which is setup correctly in /etc/environment and apt.conf.d Regular internet access via http and https work but if I try to import a pgp key from keyserver.ubuntu....
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Unable to use pidgin with proxy

I am unable to use Pidgin through my institute network which has proxy(for my yahoo account). The solution suggested in this link does not work with me. I did a lot of googling ,yet I couldn't find a ...
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Simple internet traffic whitelist

I've been searching like crazy trying to find a solution to a problem that seems like it ought to be very simple. All I want to do is block all internet access at the system level, except for a ...
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Setting no proxy, proxy and Authenticating network from terminal [duplicate]

Somehow I can not access my desktop and have access to command-line. I can ONLY see wallpaper after login (no icons), I think I messed up with lightdm. Other posts suggests that I can reconfigure it ...
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Squid3: allow some site only for some user

I've a squid3 proxy on my server ubuntu. I would allow access to a group of sites only to a group of users. Now my simple code is this: acl WHITELIST url_regex "/var/proxy/whitelist/test.whitelist" ...
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Unable to download anything from apt-cacher-ng proxy

I have installed apt-cacher-ng on my server. There are about 10 clients which will use this proxy to download the packages. Things were working fine since many days, however, all of sudden I started ...
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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 win8....
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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 ppa:...
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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 proxy?...
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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 downloading,...
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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 ...