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Can't save network connections after editing (DNSCrypt)

I'm trying to setup DNSCrypt on Xubuntu 20.04.4. I've actually had it done once, just a few minutes ago, but I removed it when I was double checking it was functioning correctly. Now as I try to ...
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"This site can't be reached, try checking the proxy, firewall, and dns configuration" error

After my Wi-Fi is connected and my data stays on, I am unable to access the Internet. I get: This site can't be reached, try checking the proxy, firewall, and dns configuration". What can I do ...
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Post Install of searx, Local Links to searx Instance Not Working

Setup -- Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, with wireguard, pi-hole, and dnscrypt-proxy on a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B - 2GB RAM. Server is local, i.e., no public domain name, and it will not be public facing for the ...
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dnscrypt makes network unavailable

i'm using ubuntu 18.04 and i tried to install dnscrypt using this tutorial but when i tried to connect to a website it always failed, i tried to check the status of the dnscrypt service, and it shows ...
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Corp net DNS name resolution via VPN?

I have configured a split tunnel VPN to connect my home computer to my corporate network. I can simultaneously ping internet hosts (by name) and corporate servers (but only by address, not name). ...
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Does dnscrypt-proxy's configuration replace /etc/hosts?

I've recenly installed dnscrypt-proxy. The configuration file for it at /etc/dnscrypt-proxy/dnscrypt-proxy.toml has a blacklist section I'm currently using: [blacklist] ## Path to the file of ...
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Remove dnscrypt [closed]

I want to update DNScrypt with the latest (2.0.15) version. I run DNScrypt 1.6.1-1, but it seems to render Internet traffic unreliable. (Note, I run Mint 18.3 Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" - KDE 64-bit i.e....
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Install dnscrypt-proxy-gui

What I've tried so far: sudo apt install git git clone https://github.com/F1ash/dnscrypt-proxy-gui And I think it only downloaded the source code (?). I also tried make but it doens't seem to work.
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Ubuntu 17.10 - DNS query via TCP not working

I'm using DNSCrypt-proxy: me@nb:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 127.0.2.1 me@nb:~$ nslookup ya.ru Server: 127.0.2.1 Address: 127.0.2.1#53 Non-authoritative answer: Name: ya.ru Address: ...
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cant connect internet after installing dnscrypt

i was installing dnscrypt proxy in ubuntu 17.10 following guide below http://www.ubuntubuzz.com/2017/11/how-to-install-dnscrypt-on-ubuntu-1710.html?m=1 it all went well and dnscrypt working fine. ...
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How do you remove iptables rules?

A while ago, I setup an iptables rule to forward port 53 on my computer to port 5553. Now I want to delete it, but I cannot seem to figure out how to get it to stay deleted after reboots. I do not ...
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dnscrypt-proxy failed to start on 17.10

I installed dnscrypt-proxy from the repo. I didn't touch any config. Here's the error message $ systemctl status dnscrypt-proxy.service ● dnscrypt-proxy.service - DNSCrypt client proxy Loaded: ...
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How to cache dnscrypt-proxy with dnsmasq+resolvconf?

Due to my ISP intercepting some DNS requests and return 'redirected' A records, I want to use dnscrypt-proxy on my computer (my workstation, actually, running Ubuntu 16.04) What I have done is ...
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DNScrypt proxy and Ubuntu 16.04 - can't run it on startup

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and I have installed dnscrypt-proxy from repository. Then I have just edited the /etc/default/dnscrypt-proxy file changing the DNSCRYPT_PROXY_RESOLVER_NAME="" line with ...
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How to setup Dnscrypt with a DNS cache service?

I wanted to setup dnscrypt but the dnscrypt-proxy manpage says I shouldn't run it without a dns cache service like dnsmasq or unbound. As far as I know Ubuntu doesn't have a working dns cache service. ...
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dnscrypt-proxy - find the best DNS resolver and update the dnscrypt-resolvers list

I have installed dnscrypt-proxy and the default resolver I have is: resolver1.dnscrypt.eu. Is it possible to find the fastest DNS resolver from the list here: Also I have installed the program from ...
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Vivid - broken package using upstart on a systemd install

I tried to get dnscrypt-proxy working from this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~anton+/+archive/ubuntu/dnscrypt EDIT: this PPA is outdated, and the correct one to use is https://launchpad.net/~xuzhen666/+...
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How to Run Dnscrypt-proxy in Vivid?

I updated to Ubuntu Vivid the other day, and now I am having problems. I cannot get dnscrypt-proxy to start (amongst other programs). I am guessing it has to do with the systemd switch. This is what ...
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IP addresses of DNS Queries Show Up Backwards in Wireshark

I have been using DNSCrypt with dnsmasq on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. When running a dumcap via Wireshark, I've noticed a couple of odd occurrences lately. Firstly, after disconnecting from my VPN, with ...
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DNSCrypt stopped working on UBUNTU 14.04

I was using DNSCrypt Proxy on my UBUNTU 14.04 for more than a month. Everything was working fine but for over a week the proxy is just not working . However when I remove the proxy and use default ...
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Run dnscrypt-proxy automatically at startup on Ubuntu 14.04

I added a command using startup Applications but it always fail. /usr/local/sbin/dnscrypt-proxy -d -R opendns -a 127.0.0.2 In order to have it working properly I need to use sudo: sudo dnscrypt-...
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dnscrypt-proxy - check what resolver I am using

I have installed dnscrypt-proxy on my ubuntu 14.04. Now I'd like to check what resolver I am using. I know that the default configuration uses OpenDNS server, but I'd like to know what server it's ...
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`dnscrypt-proxy' package freeze at update, remove or reinstall

I'm trying to upgrade packages, every time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade process freezes at setting up dnscrypt-proxy: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers ...
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Encrypt Decrypt using Dnscrypt on Ubuntu

Is there a good guide for encrypting decrypting using Dnscrypt on Ubuntu?
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DNScrypt proxy not working [duplicate]

I've installed DNScrypt proxy from https://github.com/opendns/dnscrypt-proxy/downloads and installed it under Ubuntu 11.10 x64. I started the proxy by sudo /usr/sbin/dnscrypt-proxy --daemonize ...
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How to check if DNS is encrypted?

I have installed DNSCrypt , its OpenDNS encrypted DNS patch for Ubuntu & other Linux users & it's working fine. How do I know if my DNS is encrypted? I have googled but didn't find anything. ...
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