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Quick way to bypass proxy with DownThemAll

I've been using an SSH proxy to my home network to encrypt my internet surfing, which is fine. But the connection is much slower than the direct one, and when I'm downloading large files I'd rather ...
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Problem with HTTP tunneling via SSH between Macs

There are some websites which I can access only from office Mac (10.6) and I am trying to access them from home also using Mac (10.6). I have set up a dynamic port forwarding ssh -D 8888 -N me@...
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Can the browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) authenticate to a SOCKS5 proxy?

If so, what authentication method is possible?
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Multiple identities at the same time using TOR?

I am scraping some websites with curl and I am using Tor to avoid sending too many request with the same ip. The problem is that my app uses threads, so if I send the packet to change identity to the ...
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Force OS X to use SOCKS5

Currently I am using an OpenSSH session (with the -D flag to enable dynamic application level port forwarding) as a SOCKS proxy while I'm accessing the internet through an unencrypted wireless access ...
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SSH tunneling for bypassing firewall (http and socks)

I'm having problems setting up the following: I am on Linux on machine LOCAL (my notebook). I ssh into a company machine REMOTE which is behind a firewall and ONLY allows incoming ssh connections (...
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Share a socks proxy on LAN

I have socks proxy running on port 1080. I want other people on LAN to use this proxy. How can I do that? One way is that the client can run this command and then use proxy 127.0.0.1:1080 on his ...
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Use btguard for anonymous browsing under windows 7 (x64)

For those who don't know how it works: btguard is a password protected SOCKS5 proxy. I am looking for an easy way to use it as an internet browsing privacy solution. Here are two options I entertained ...
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SSH proxying 'kit' available?

Is there a software package for Windows or Mac that kind of packs up the logic of using an SSH host as a dynamic SOCKS forwarder (e.g. ssh -D 1080 yourhost) into a nice looking GUI? I'm imagining ...
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Set up a proxy on a remote Linux server?

In order to watch Hulu and other sites which are not available in my region (Canada). I would like to set up my own proxy server in the USA on a Linode for my Macbook running Mac OS X. On my Macbook, ...
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Putty error trying to Proxy SSH thru SOCK5 proxy: Proxy returned Unexpected Version - any help?

I get an error trying to connect to a server thru SSH via a SOCK5 proxy with Putty. The error is: Proxy returned Unexpected Version Any clue what this error is, or how to troubleshoot? the Proxy ...
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proxy software that supports parallel transfer

I need to setup a really fast proxy server in a remote server, here's the scenario: The server prefetches 3KB of data, mostly HTTP resources. The server send to client 3KB of data, instead of ...
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Allow other PC to access proxy installed on my laptop, in ubuntu

I've created a ssh proxy to server by invoking this command: ssh -p1234 -D1234 someuser@someserver With this, I'm able to load certain pages from my firefox, however, the one who need to access ...
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Use SOCKS proxy authentication with Firefox or MSIE

Does anyone know if there is a simple way for the end-user to configure SOCKS proxy authentication in either of the major browsers: Firefox or MSIE? Some browsers support proxy authentication by ...
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Forcing all outgoing connections through proxies

How can I do this in Linux? It'd be nice if there was a way to transparently force connections through proxies rather than configure them individually for each program.
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Configuring IE to resolve DNS at the proxy rather than locally

With the intention of tunneling web traffic through an SSH connection, the following has been done: I've manually configured a PAC file in IE7 in the LAN Settings dialog. I've verified that traffic ...
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How can I trace a connection through a proxy server and/or a VPN?

Someone is continuously attacking my ftp servers. I observed the IPs he left, but running whois on all of them, I concluded that they are socks5 proxy servers. I even found the site where he is ...