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When you call the script, a new child shell is invoked to run it. Its proxies are set, but the proxy of the parent process (your shell) can't be changed from a child process. Try sourcing the script, i.e. call it like . setproxy 21 Then the script will be interpreted by your current shell.


Your current /etc/resolv.conf expects a local (stub) resolver, so check that the resolver is actually running: sudo netstat -unlp | grep :53 should report at least one line of the form udp 0 0* 776/named If not, you may need to restart the bind9 service (sudo service bind9 restart) or to change the ...


I'm answering my question, thanks to the comments posted... The problem was that I am working behind a proxy, and while I had the http_proxy shell variable set and also had set the proxy in Network->NetworkProxy, apparently apt really wants to be told about this in the /etc/apt/apt.conf file. After adding a line similar to this... Acquire::http::proxy ...


Premise How to configure Tor and Obfsproxy: - https://www.torproject.org/projects/obfsproxy-debian-instructions According with this bug report: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6996 ... the obfsproxy permission error is triggered by the tor init script ( at least on debian/ubuntu ) because of tor apparmor wrong script ...

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