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I've found that the following works for me, as far as using apt from the terminal alone is concerned: Leave /etc/apt/apt.conf empty, so that apt falls back on the $*_proxy environment variables. Make sure your environment variables are properly set: For example, you could add in .bashrc: http_proxy="http://username:password@proxyserver:port" # And so on ...
Try like this instead: port=1234 remote=username@host proxy off && ssh -fND $port $remote && proxy socks The -f flag tells ssh to go into the background and the -N tells to not execute commands, just forward ports. This way you can continue working in your current terminal.
I found the problem was nothing to do with Tor being used as a relay. When you create a new tor instance it downloads about 8.5MB of data to the specified data directory. If you are creating multiple tor processes at once, this will cause a lot of bandwidth to be used. But once you have a data directory established, it does not download these files again. ...
From the command-line: apt-get uses configuration settings from /etc/apt/apt.conf. You have set your proxy in /etc/apt/apt.conf. To remove the proxy for apt, remove the proxy from /etc/apt/apt.conf by opening the file as follows: sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf enter your password and remove the lines containing the proxy and then save and exit and restart ...
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