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Questions tagged [socks5]

Socket Secure [SOCKS], an Internet protocol that routes network packets between a client and server through a proxy server. [SOCKS5] additionally provides authentication

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Download processes are interrupted very frequently when using proxy

I connected my VPS server via shadowsocks(SOCKS5) and it works very well on Ubuntu(browsing websites, watching videos, etc.). However, when I try to download some files, the download processes will be ...
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Dante on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

i've been trying to use Dante on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. After installing i try to configure it with nano /etc/danted.conf and i get # $Id: sockd.conf,v 1.52.10.2.2.2 2017/01/31 07:16:25 karls Exp $ # # ...
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DNS error with ssh socks5 proxy server?

When I use my ssh server for socks5 proxy with the following command, I receive periodic output about what looks like DNS errors in my terminal. The proxy appears to be working fine, but what do these ...
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Does socks5 proxy in chromium-browser leak DNS requests?

This is the command I'm using to launch a (new) chromium-browser window with SOCKS5 proxy to my ssh server: chromium-browser --proxy-server="socks5://localhost:1080" I'm wondering if DNS reqeusts ...
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Slack desktop client with socks proxy

How can I configure slack desktop client to use a socks proxy?
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Dante socks error “local client closed” and “0: local client error (Connection reset by peer)”

I have installed and to my best knowledge configured Dante to use Socks5 on it. However I still can't connect to it using anything. I get a bung of different errors in the socks.log file. My sockd....
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Telegram calls via Dante socks5 proxy server not working

I've confugured Dante 1.4on Ubuntu 16.04 as a socks5 proxy for Telegram. Chats are working, but voice calls are not, failing at "Connecting". Is there something special I need to configure in order ...
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How to tunnel a tunneled connection?

I have a remote server A to which I have root access and there is server B in my local network to which I have non-sudo ssh access. And I have client C which is an ubuntu laptop to which I have root ...
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Problem with proxy after installing tor

Recently I installed Tor on my ubuntu(17.10) and then I figured it out that Tor has set to the wide computer's internet. HTTP = 127.0.0.1:8118 SOCKS = 127.0.0.1:9050 When I disable the proxy in ...
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command to set socks proxy

I'm using socks proxy over ssh tunnel ssh -D 1080 -f -C -q -N <user>@<server> when I set the proxy in System settings > Network > Network proxy, all applications like Chromium, ...
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Upgraded to 16.04 and now chjail ssh forwarding doesn't work

I've been doing tunneling of my web traffic for years now using the PuTTY -> Ubuntu server -> internet method for a while. (BTW, the article linked is not the article I specifically used WAY back in ...
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ssh-tunneled SOCKS proxy connection refusals on Firefox 47.0 / Kubuntu 16.04

I am having difficulty making connections to websites using Firefox over a tunneled SOCKS proxy. SOCKS4/SOCKS5 makes no difference. I set up the tunnel with ssh -D 1234 id@remotehost.example.com ...
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Sharing Tor socksport via wired ethernet connection?

Using Ubuntu 16.04 on both machines. I've been able to share my VPN IP between devices with an ethernet cable. The host running VPN and Tor: IPv4 Settings: "Shared to other computers" IP Address: ...
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export SOCKS_SERVER not working

I try $ export socks_proxy=127.0.0.1:9150 and $ wget http://icanhazip.com/ but still show previous IP (icanhazip.com show IP). Tor working correctly on Firefox.
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From WAN, VNC fails to connect through ssh 5900 tunnel if not also proxied locally

On my local network, I can VNC-over-an-ssh-tunnel quite easily. I wish to do the same from abroad. The server is set up to accept WAN-side ssh connections, and this works reliably. The problem is, ...
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SOCKS proxy to SSH server behind HTTP proxy

I set up a SOCKS proxy at port 9090 to computer B elsewhere: ssh -D localhost:9090 user@B and configured it in my local Google Chrome browser. However, computer B is behind an HTTP proxy, so HTTP ...
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Having issues creating a SOCKS5 Proxy. Can not Tunnel device

I have a desktop machine in my home which ive turned into a Ubuntu (desktop 14 LTS) SSH server using OPENssh. I can SSH into my machine locally using public key authentication (&Putty from my win8....
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channel 34: open failed: connect failed: Connection refused

I'm using a ssh-tunnel to a server (Linux 2.6.32-431.11.2.el6.x86_64 x86_64) with a socks5 proxy. To build up the connection I'm using the following command: ssh -D 62378 user@server.de The socks5 ...
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connect to an authenticating sock5 proxy?

anyone has successfully connected to authenticating sock5 proxy server? firefox seems not to support username/password fields when configuring sock5 proxies (see this bug, they have a patch but they ...
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Browse internet through another host without having external public ip on any host

I need to browse several websites (that also have flash content) through my home internet, while im in my work place. So from the website servers they see only access from my home IP. There is no ...
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Why doesn't tsocks work with apt-get?

I am using tsocks to socksify my connections. When I run the following commands, apt-get isn't socksified: $ . tsocks -on $ sudo apt-get update However, when I run the whole thing in one line like ...
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Is SOCKS4/5 supported by apt?

The manpage for apt.conf doesn't mention SOCKS at all. Yet there are a few questions about SOCKS and apt here, and every now and then I see an answer which has something like: Acquire::http::proxy .. ...
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How to use TOR SOCKS proxy for apt-get?

I am running tor browser in my Ubuntu 14.04 and and after successful connection I used socks proxy which is 127:0.0.1:9150 in my browser and it worked fine. But when I put Acquire::socks::proxy "socks:...
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Ubuntu Server (14.04 LTS) System-Wide Socks5 Auth Proxy

I have recently switched to the server version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am not aware of a way to apply a system-wide authentication socks5 proxy so that all traffic on that computer goes through the ...
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Set up Bandwidth Limiting Proxy?

I want to set up a proxy on an ubuntu box for my brother to torrent through and then be able to limit the bandwidth with the proxy. I have tried looking for how to do this, but to no avail.
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Can I use manual socks proxy for only specific sites?

I am using socks proxy with chrome. With dconf editor, I can add ignore-host so that browser connect this hosts without proxy. Now I want to do opposite of this. I mean I want to specify hosts so that ...
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Run Tor as Client Only

I'm running tor with the following command: tor --ClientOnly 1 --RunAsDaemon 1 --CookieAuthentication 0 --ControlPort 8119 --PidFile tor1.pid --SocksPort 9051 --DataDirectory data/tor/tor1 This ...
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Setting up Dante on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to set up and configure socks5 server that requires authentication. I've got dante to run on ubuntu and set up configuration to be able to connect without authentication first: internal: ...
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Curl and system proxy

I am currently forwarding all my traffic through a ssh tunnel: ssh -ND 8080 user@remote-machine And have set the system socks5 proxy (in system settings under network section) to 127.0.0.1:8080. ...
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How do I turn Ubuntu 12.04 server into an open SOCKS5 proxy?

I'd like to set up a socks5 proxy based on my ubuntu 12.04 server. I've read that this is supposed to be easy and doable with one command: ssh -f -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost Not so much in my case ...
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Do you need a shell program for Proxy Forwarding?

I am trying to set up a secure proxy for my work. This article suggests using SSH Tunnel + SOCKS Proxy Forwarding. Do I need to have access to a certain shell program on the server? I have bash, tcsh, ...
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Does creating a SOCKS proxy via ssh hide my activities from my ISP?

I've been using an ssh tunnel for browsing, reading that doing so would encrypt the connection to the internet. However, i have no idea as to what kind of protection that the ssh tunnel really provide....
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What does StackApplet “Network Error” mean?

I just installed StackApplet StackApplet 1.5 using the debian package from the launchpad site. When I first clicked on the preferences button in the menu it tried opening http://localhost:8150/ in ...