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When connected to the school Wifi, the only way to actually be able to use the internet I need to have the school proxy set up, which obviously filters content.

Is there any way I can bypass this proxy?

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Bear in mind school filtering systems can be quite sophisticated and can still log activity and produce screenshots, so maybe if you want to check your facebook, I suggest doing it on your phone or waiting until you get home ;) Also depends on the SysAdmin's view of proxy useage. –  tombull89 Oct 4 '10 at 19:48
    
The Firewall may be setup to only allow connections coming from the proxy server, which would make bypassing it difficult. –  steve.lippert Oct 4 '10 at 20:03
    
Buy an iPhone, browse the internet that way for personal use. –  Moab Oct 4 '10 at 21:04

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Have you tried services like Hide My Ass!?

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Just perform a quick search on google for Proxy avoidance or Free Proxy server.

As long as your school websense doesn't block Proxy avoidance search.

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It depends which website do you want to use, if you need to access some websites which are not accessible, you can trick it by using different services, see: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-get-into-blocked-websites-in-school-with-freeproxy/ http://www.tothepc.com/archives/10-ways-to-access-blocked-gmail-at-office-school-work/ http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080513054132AAmNdxg

If you are using Linux, you could use corkscrew or connect-proxy (SSH through http proxy).

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This is just a bunch of links. Doesn't really offer any guidence. It certainly does not explain HOW to bypass the proxy. –  Ramhound Jul 27 '12 at 10:30
    
links which are providing solutions, so I don't have to copy and paste the instructions. I was reading them by my-self, if you don't have problem with proxy, don't read the answers. –  kenorb Jul 27 '12 at 10:57

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