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Hi I want to use paltalk, which is a kind of chat software, but the ports that this applications uses are closed in my country. What I need to do is to use a proxy server. Unfortunately the software itself does not provide a proxy setting. I though it would be possible to run paltalk on an O.S. installed on a virtual machine (say virtualbox) and configure the network setting of virtual machine to direct all its traffic through a proxy on host Operating system, but I could not find a way to do so neither. can anyone please help me?

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You can do that, however that won't help you from your description.

What you want to do is sign up with a commercial "hotspot vpn" style service to get around those sort of restrictions. That sort of service is usually much cheaper then buying a VM somewhere just to use as a proxy.

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VPN is also not available in my country as well :( – Navid Apr 8 '10 at 13:13

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