Is there any app like the this for ubuntu?

I basically wanna check a websites indian version so i can see the Indian Price and not in dollars US price i'm currently in USA.


If you are just searching for http proxy you can try privoxy or polipo and if you are seaching for anonimity on the web you can try tor. Tor used to have torbutton plugin for firefox but seems they give their own browser. What I recommend is search for an addon to switch proxies in firefox. So what you can do is install tor.

sudo apt-get install tor

and configure polipo to work with tor:

cd /etc/polipo/
sudo wget https://gitweb.torproject.org/torbrowser.git/blob_plain/HEAD:/build-scripts/config/polipo.conf -O config

If you use chrome/chromium you can setup torbutton like setup through this

If you just want one-time proxy just install polipo or privoxy [BUT NOT BOTH]

Go to firefox > preference > advanced > network and setup manual proxy with

ip: localhost
port: 8118 
  • Sounds promising, But when I try to set the proxy it says proxy refuses all connections. The wget option also gives a 404 :(
    – Houman
    Jan 24 '13 at 14:19
  • what do you get on check.torproject.org when accessed from tor? Jan 25 '13 at 9:49

You don't need an application for that - you need a proxy in India. Then you need to enter the address of the proxy in your browser's settings. For Firefox it is Edit - Preferences - Advanced - Network - Settings.

But, normally, most sites allow user to change the auto-detected country/currency anyway... have a better look

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