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Viewing a blocked website from Iran [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out how/what to use to navigate blocked sites—Facebook, Gmail, etc…—from my MacBook in Iran. I am technologically challenged and need some serious guidance.
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vpn connection via socks proxy

I can't seem to get a transparent proxy working in openvz. So instead I would like the VPN client to give me back a local socks proxy (ip:port). Is this possible in OpenVPN or any other VPN client ...
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ssh, how to enable remote proxy?

I use this ssh -D 9999 root@my.server.ip Then I use firefox and put in the proxy settings as socks 5 , localhost, port 9999 This works fine, but what If I want several other people to use my server ...
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How to chain SOCKS proxies?

I have a working socks proxy from my laptop (machine A) to machine B: [A]$ ssh -ND 8888 B I can set up firefox to use socks proxy on A's local port 8888, and browsing on A works. So far so good. ...
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use sock proxy in command line

I set up the sock proxy using ssh with Secrete socks successfully and I can visit the web site that is blocked previously (say youtube, Yes, I live in China). The problem is I still have issue in ...
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How do I “socksify” IPv6 TCP connections?

For IPv4, one can use REDIRECT iptables target and redsocks/tcpsocks. How to do the same for IPv6? I've tried ip6tables -t mangle -A PREROUTING -d 2600:: -p tcp --dport 80 -j TPROXY --on-port 4455, ...
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What's the quickest way to setup a socks proxy tunnel through ssh from Mac OS X?

Very often, I find myself on a network with poor international link or with access to certain websites blocked. I already manage several VPS with much better connection to the outside world, and I'd ...
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Problems with network after using a socks proxy

I was playing around with SSH and trying to route traffic through my laptop. In the end I succeeeded, however I seem to have messed up my network. I only used ssh and played around with both -D and -L ...
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BitTorrent client with strict SOCKS policy [closed]

Is there any reliable opensource BitTorrent client that will absolutely positively use SOCKS (when configured) for all connections whatsoever, failing if the SOCKS server is inaccessible? I think ...
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Android SHH tunneling through school Wi-Fi

Ok so I'll try my best to explain the situation at hand here. My school recently got a new web filter that blocks literally, everything. I can't use Google Drive or anything that I need anymore. Our ...
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ssh via socks proxy with TOR

My aim is to ssh to a machine running openssh server, and I want this connection be through a socks proxy made by tor. I've been searching and can only find how to configure ssh to create a socks ...
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Use a server as a remote SOCKS proxy using OpenSSH

I want to use a server I have as a SOCKS proxy for browsing from my laptop. According to OpenSSH's man page, you can do that with the opcion -D -D port Specifies a local ``dynamic'' ...
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Socksify php script

I am trying to socksify php script network connections, however I am unable to do that, script ignores the socksifyer, just connects directly. I tried using tsocks and torsocks. tsocks php ...
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How to create a local-remote-local tunnel to a specific port using ssh

I'm able to establish an ssh connection from my windows computer (localhost - eth1) to my linux computer (remotehost - eth0) by doing: ssh user@192.168.1.100 Instead of using that, because I use ...
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Forwarded connection refused by server: Administratively prohibited [open failed]

I sometimes use PuTTY as a SOCKS proxy, and I've noticed that sometimes, when the web-page I'm trying to connect to (from the web-browser) does not exist, and requires a prolonged timeout, the shell ...
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Linux SOCKS5 tunneling not working with udp traffic

I am using the command ssh -N -D 0.0.0.0:1080 localhost which works perfectly fine for my web browser, but when I try and tunnel a UDP traffic application it doesn't work. I thought that socks5 ...
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“udp relay” via openssh socks proxy

I'm trying to run a UDP based multiplayer game (dota 2) via the following chain dota2 (OS X)-> proxycap -> ssh tunnel -> home machine (OS X) -> internet The home machine is running the ...
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Windows Socks Service

Using Windows, is there a way to connect to other computers and use their network/internet to dial out? How can I do this? Is it necessary to do router/modem forwarding configuration for it to work?
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Openvpn through socks proxy on linux

I hope this is the correct place to post this. Basically i'm trying to run vpn through a socks proxy. Now this works fine in Windows 7 for me but when i try it in Linux it fails with Code: Mon Jun ...
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What types or standards exist for (S)FTP proxy authentication and usage?

I develop and support a program which uses (S)FTP to download files to corporate servers. Corporate clients often require my program to go through a proxy rather than connecting directly. ...
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Access company intranet (http/https) using SSH (AllowTcpForwarding might be set to “no”)

How can I access web services inside my company's LAN from the outside? I can SSH in to a machine that's inside the LAN. I tried to use Putty to set up dynamic port forwarding and configured Firefox ...
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Increasing Download Speed

I had an interesting thought: Would it be somewhat possible to increase download speed (and potentially upload speed) like a download accelerator does, but using a socks proxy that splits your ...
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Anonying Firewall - Still cannot access banned sites like facebook even via SSH tunnel through SOCKS 5 Proxy

I'm in some un-named country and I connected to my SOCKS 5 Proxy via an SSH Tunnel which is located in the US. I tried to visit facebook via the browser, but it just times out. But when I ping ...
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SOCKS proxy on a local network

I have a Windows 7 machine that I use to open up a SOCKS connection using Putty on SSH. I set the tunnel to Dynamic localhost 8080 which I can use locally. How do I get a machine on the local ...
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passing https requests trough socks server?

I tried to setup socks server from sockslist website in my firefox network settings. I then try normal websites to see if it works and indeed, all my trafic is routed trough that socks server. ...
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How to create a virtual interface from a socks proxy?

I am wanting to create a network interface from a SOCKS 5 proxy on localhost. This will eventually be bridged with a wireless interface that I have which will be operating in AdHoc mode. This will ...
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How can I use SSH with a SOCKS 5 proxy?

I don't know much about proxies in general, and especially not SOCKS5 proxies, so sorry if this is a newbie question but I haven't been able to find the answer online or in the man pages. I have a ...
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Is there a SOCKS proxy server program that supports a HTTP parent proxy?

Is there a SOCKS proxy server program that supports a HTTP parent proxy? (that is, I am using a program that requires a SOCKS proxy server, but I only have a HTTP proxy server. The SOCKS proxy ...
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

I'm currently doing some testing work with TOR and ran in to a small problem. Tor's client only supports receiving connections through a SOCKS5 protocol, but the applications I'm using only support ...
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How do I make Mac OS X applications use different SOCKS proxies?

Is there a way to make different Mac OS X applications use different SOCKS proxies? I've had no luck using tsocks with Mac OS X applications like Skype, Mail, or Chrome, always segfaults. I believe ...
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Tunneling traffic through a proxy using SSH - what does the proxy server see?

If I am accessing information (in a browser or via bittorent) through an SSH tunnel, what info will then be possible to obtain on the SSH/proxy server itself? As far as I have understood, the ...
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Free, simple, configurable SOCKS5 server

I've been looking (for the past 6-7 hours) for a fast, free and configurable SOCKS5 server. I haven't found anything that matches my needs. They are either too complicated, too bare-bones or simply ...
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HTTPS hangs using SOCKS5 proxy over SSH tunnel

Using SecureCRT at work to connect via SSH to my home Mac using a SOCKS5 proxy (my company also has a corporate proxy). I am using Chrome and Firefox with this SOCKS proxy. Regular browsing is quick, ...
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HTTP proxy server for Windows that forwards to SOCKS proxy

I have am application for Windows which only supports HTTP proxies (no SOCKS support). Because I already have some good SOCKS proxy lists, I was wondering: Is there some HTTP proxy server for ...
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SSH Reverse socks tunnel

ssh -D can make a socks port at local machine, which pass the traffic to the remote, then to other places. ssh -L port:host:hostport, listen port at local machine, pass the traffic to "host:hostport" ...
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How secure SSH dynamic port forwarding?

I'm using SSH's dynamic port forwarding to host a socks proxy on localhost. I'm trying to find out if the connection between my computer and the remote server/destination is secured. Will my ISP or ...
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Set SOCKS proxy for Safari

Is it possible to specify the SOCKS proxy for Safari in OS X Lion? I've got an address and port number I have to fill in there but I can't find the settings in the browser...
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How to encrypt SOCKS5 traffic?

When I use my laptop in open Wi-Fi networks I want to tunnel all my TCP/IP traffic through a SOCKS5 server running on my VPS. I'm using Windows 7 and Proxifier in order to tunnel ALL traffic through ...
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set up socks proxy at home to use away from home

I have a linux box at home. I know I can set up a proxy on a current computer by opening up terminal and typing ssh -D PORT USER@SERVER and then enter in the proxy and port in a browser. HOWEVER - I ...
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What is the difference between SOCKS4/5 and a pure TCP proxy?

Why do we need SOCKS if we could just use a TCP proxy system like TOR? What kind of advantages does SOCKS have?
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Socks + Putty = works sometimes

At the moment I'm sitting on a windows box on a public network. The network uses a very strict firewall policy (I can't f.ex. use google feeds). However I do have an debian box which I can ssh into. ...
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Can I ping/send ICMP through TOR?

Is that possible? Does Tor use Application Layer SOCKS4/SOCKS5?
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SSH as socks proxy through multiple hosts

Can the following be achieved with SSH. There are three machines involved: A. My local machine at home B. The SSH gateway server at school C. A workstation in a lab, only reachable through B I ...
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routing single application through any kind of vpn on OSX

OSX Application should run through manually selected route (vpn connection). Best idea I had is to put squid on separate linux machine, setup VPN on that machine and make iproute (shorewall) handle ...
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How can I allow other computers to use my local SOCKS SSH tunnel?

I often use an SSH tunnelling on my computer, using a SOCKS proxy. ssh -D 1234 example.com However, this only accepts local connections. I would like other systems on my network to be able to use ...
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SOCKS vs. SSH local port forwarding

What's the difference between using SOCKS (SSH -D) and local port forwarding (SSH -L)
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OpenVPN client as SOCKS 5 server?

Are there any Windows applications that can connect to a remote OpenVPN server then act like a SOCKS 5 server in the local environment? EDIT: which means a local server speaks VPN/OpenVPN ...
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Windows: How to forward all traffic to a Socks Proxy

i'm using putty to setup a socks proxy on my computer. i firefox i configure the socks proxy so that i can surf. but i have to do this for every programm i want to surf the internet. now, i would ...
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Why doesn't IE/Chrome on Windows support SOCKS5 proxies on port 27977?

I am working with a client who uses proxies on their Windows machines. They recently have come to me to solve the issue of why Interenet Explorer and Chrome refuse to use SOCKS5 proxies on port 27977. ...
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How can I tell if a proxy is SOCKS or HTTP using a command in terminal?

Is there a simple command to run in a Linux terminal to tell if a proxy is SOCKS or HTTP?