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

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Very slow Internet speed due to proxy

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am totally a noob. My proxy was 172.31.1.4:8080 and i added these settings to run the internet mozilla get the normal speed but when i try to download anything from ...
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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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Simple bash script not working

I'm pretty new to bash scripting. I'm trying to make a script to export the http_proxy variables. This is what I do from the terminal: $export http_proxy=http://proxy21.iitd.ernet.in:3128/ $export ...
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Squid 3 and Internet Explorer 11 with authentication [closed]

Need some help. My college has up until now been running Squid 3 on Ubuntu 12.02 and now 14.04 successfully. That was till recently. Our WSUS server is dishing out updates to all our workstations ...
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Cannot add PPA; Solutions not working

I am doing this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java The error output is: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:webupd8team/java'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. I have ...
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cannot access the internet via terminal after proxy configuration

I recently installed BackBox Linux. At first when I tried to connect to the from terminal using my USB broadband connection(no proxy) there was no any issue. Then I tried to set up proxy settings for ...
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How do I disable changing proxy settings?

I've got several machines, running 14.04.1, for kids to access. Each machine has accounts for each kid, as well accounts for several adults. Although I've set a system wide proxy use policy, it ...
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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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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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Firefox hangs after entering proxy settings [on hold]

While running through any Ubuntu distribution as soon as I enter my proxy setings in firefox, it stops working. If I run it through open network it works fine but as soon as I enter proxy settings, ...
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set proxy for vpn server on ubuntu server 12.4

I have a vpn server with HTTPS, L2TP , OPENVPN , PPTP. i want to set proxy in the server so all connection that comes from vpn clients use the proxy that i set in my server. I made a bash script file ...
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Google Chrome proxy settings?

When I try to set Google Chrome's proxy settings (on chrome://linux-proxy-config/), I get the following message: When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop environment, the system ...
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What alternatives are there to Fiddler debugging proxy?

I'm looking for a good and famous web debugging proxy that can logs all HTTP(S) traffic. Like a fiddler for Windows. I found that it doesn't work on Ubuntu. So is there any one for Ubuntu?
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Unable to install wubi on windows 7 home premium 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi “could not retrieve the required disk image” When I try to install wubi in a partition made on my hard disk I get a error message saying "could not ...
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Steam-Linux behind a proxy server

I just downloaded Steam Beta from here. I installed the package, and when I start steam, I get the following It then says, unable to connect. When I start it from the terminal, I get this error. ...
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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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Updating http_proxy environment variable

I recently changed my password corresponding to my username for my proxy. Hence I updated the apt.conf and /etc/environment files with my new password. However when I type echo $http_proxy or ...
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Cordova / npm problem in sockets connection Ubuntu 14.04

I am facing a problem while using Cordova, every time Cordova/NPM needs to access web resources, like add a android platform. I have the android sdk up and running. And using Ubuntu 14.04. When I ...
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add-apt-repository hangs

When trying to add a repository using the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa the command just hangs after I type in my password, and then after a couple of minutes gives me the ...
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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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VirtualBox, Ubuntu clients, internal network proxy to supply internet

Probably this question was asked many times, but I seem to be unable to find proper solution. Here is my setup: Two virtual machines(Ubuntu 12.04) M1 and M2. M1 has 2 network adapters: eth0 set ...
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Using proxy on my Ubuntu 12.04 and proxy exception problem

I'm new to Linux systems. I recently installed 12.04 LTS and it works fine, but I have a problem. I live in the university dorms and in order to use Internet, I have to put proxy settings which ...
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How can I tease Sonicwall?

In my college, I can't use the web, because they use Sonicwall network firewalls How can I tease it? For I use all websites in my college? Please see the result when I access a website blocked ...
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apt-get not working even after updating apt.conf

I have configured my apt.conf file correctly. Still sudo apt-get update is giving me this error: 407 Proxy Authentication Required In /etc/apt/apt.conf, I have this: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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Domain name server not working properly

My internet was not working in the browser or the terminal. After some inverstigation, I've found out that the problem is with the DNS. I have deduced this because ping 8.8.8.8 reports 0% packet loss. ...
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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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Error installing the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install the noobslab Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm following the steps defined in the site http://www.noobslab.com/2014/05/delorean-dark-theme-updated-install-in.html but when I try the ...
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Stuck trying to Securely access my home network from my Android phone over 3g/4g

First, I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecured method and is exactly the solution I am trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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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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Could not launch managed proxy executable

I have problem with tor and obfsproxy for using bridges on ubuntu 14.04. Tor could not start obfsproxy and always return permission denied. grep -v "^#" /etc/tor/torrc | sed '/^$/d' UseBridges 1 ...
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Internet slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP i7 Laptop. It is dual-boot setup along with Windows 8. Ubuntu ----installed on--> SSD 32Gb Windows 8 ----installed on--> HDD Problem: Internet works much ...
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Setting proxy in Ubuntu terminal - proxy having special characters

I am trying to set proxy for a ubuntu server 12.04. Our proxy user name contains in the format: CompanyName\UserName and Password like: $test I tried to set proxy like this: export ...
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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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Nginx reverse proxy and subdomains

I have some problem with Nginx configuration. I've already searched for an issue but the proposed solutions I saw didn't work for me. I have some apps on a tomcat server and some apps on a jboss ...
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how to use axel download manager with proxy?

How to use axel download manager with proxy?? example host: 100.100.100.100 , port:8080, username: admin, password: admin2
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Configure port forwarding from localhost:x to z.z.z.z:y without root

Our application needs to configure simple port forwarding on runtime. I'm talking about an iptables configurations like this: iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE iptables -A FORWARD ...
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juju install error : couldn't connect to host

I'm trying to install juju on MAAS ubuntu 12.04.04 . I get the following error :- root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:juju/stable Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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SquidGuard blocking problems

Below is my squid 3.3 and squidguard 1.5 confg files, running in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit server. I am having problems with squidguard, if i am to put anymore than 3 blocks of blacklists, it stops working ...
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removing proxy to avoid problems during installation

i tried to install java and got this error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main icedtea-6-jre-jamvm i386 6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04.1 Something wicked happened resolving ...
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Seting proxy settings [duplicate]

I have the proxy address, a user name and a password for the proxy server I need to connect through, but when I set the proxy details under System Setting => Network => Network Proxy, only Firefox ...
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How to automatically forward all network connections through a proxy?

I would like to forward all network connections of all applications through a proxy, even though the applications themselves may not have proxy support. Is such a thing possible in desktop Ubuntu?
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How to remove proxy set in the office when working at home?

I have proxy set in in my office laptop for work at office. I am trying to connect to wireless at home but it is not letting me do this. I tried steps in the link below without any succes. ...
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Global proxy settings switcher for tray

Is there any app to do same work as Proxy Switch Sharp do for chrome & chromium, but only globally gor all apps using gsettings? So you can create some profiles and switch between them by ...
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Package 'libdconf0' has no installation candidate [closed]

My system settings do not persist. I have been trying to set system wide proxy settings. BUt once I set it and if I open the settings dialogue again, the last saved settings vanish. I tried setting ...
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Having some trouble authenticating via proxy in order to use apt-get successfully on a corporate network

Apologies if this is a basic question, I've recently taken ownership of our department's internal server so I'm having to deal with issues beyond my (very basic) knowledge. Context Our server is ...
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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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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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Using Git under Proxy on Ubuntu

I do git clone using terminal on Ubuntu 14.04 i.e git clone git@github.com:myusername/myrepo.git. Before I did it, I set git to use proxy with command: git config --global http.proxy proxyserver:port. ...