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Why does Firefox not auto-detect the proxy after upgrading to version 31?

My Firefox cannot detect the proxy any more after upgrading it to version 31. The proxy setting inside Firefox network option is Auto-detect proxy settings for this network. Before upgrading to ...
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Set up ssh proxy on windows in the background and on startup

Currently I can tunnel my pc traffic through SSH by setting up a simple ssh proxy connection using CYGWIN like this: ssh -ND 8080 myserver.com but this involves a GUI which I dont really like. In ...
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Is it possible to tunnel RTMFP through SOCKS v5?

I am trying to access a website that uses the Real-Time Media Flow Protocol (RTMFP) in Firefox on Linux. I need to use a SOCKS v5 proxy; it comes from ssh -D. Usual web browsing reveals that the ...
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How to only pass browser traffic to openvpn connection

I have succesfully set up an openvpn connection. By using the parameters redirect-gateway def1 dhcp-option DNS 10.8.0.1 all traffic will go through the VPN, but I only want a specific application ...
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proxychains browser unable to download and open files

Ubuntu 10.10, Midori 0.2.4 browser (same problem with Epiphany 2.30.2, haven't tried with Firefox or Chrome as yet) Proxychains-3.1 installed, working fine. Here is the deal: when NOT proxychained, ...
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http proxy over ssh, not socks

The question is simple, but the answer is not : ssh -D 8080 user@host or ssh -gCNf -D 8080 user@host or wathever with -D # I need a kind of proxy that i can use with http_proxy variable, ...
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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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How to know if an application is using system proxy and tor network?

I'm using socks proxy to connect to Tor network by Vidalia (relay) and it's working fine. I have set the system proxy via Control panel » Internet options to use socks proxy. So no need to add ...
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BitTorrent client with strict SOCKS policy [on hold]

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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Connect Chrome to TOR

I'm having difficulty connecting Chrome to TOR. I started trying yesterday. I started Vidalia and the TOR Browser and then followed the advice at ...
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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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Virtualbox SOCKS proxy

I'm using ssh to establish a SOCKS proxy within a Virtualbox guest machine (Debian). I've confirmed that it works within the guest system, but when I try to use it in my host system (Windows) via ...
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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 ...
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Connection reset when trying to tunnel http/socks by multi-hop ssh

Involved machines: (client)A -- B -- C(exit) A/B is cygwin ssh/sshd, C is linux What I want: A's http(s) and socks traffic be tunneled through B,C. Destination is any IP, so -L alone doesn't ...
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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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Restrict SSH server tunneling port

I have a SSH server running OpenSSH. I want to use it to setup a SOCKS server so that my friends in China can use it to access websites such as twitter. I want to enforce two restrictions: 1. no shell ...
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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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Tunneling ssh via a SOCKS5 Proxy on Windows

I'm using Windows 7 over my 'restricted' campus network. I use Heroku Toolbelt to work with heroku projects, which inturn uses git and ssh on port 22. However, port 22 is blocked in my campus. Can i ...
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Exim: sending mail through an SSH tunnel or SOCKS proxy

I am setting up Exim on a Debian box. The box is connected to the internet through a consumer DSL line with a dynamic IP address, so not suitable for sending messages directly. For privacy reasons I ...
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Opening a Dynamic Forward Port on Remote Host with SSH

Suppose I have two machines, call them A and B. I want to initiate an SSH connection from A to B that opens a port for dynamic forwarding on B which tunnels back through A. This is not to be confused ...
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Way to do DNS lookup through SOCKS5 proxy server

SOCKS5 supports UDP and thus DNS lookups. I'm looking for an application, or a command using standard system utilities, to do a single DNS lookup through a SOCKS5 proxy, and not connect to this ...
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Firefox rule based proxy server extension with SOCKS authentication

Does anyone know of an extension to Firefox (or Chrome even) that automatically proxifies websites as selected by a rule that also supports SOCKS5 authentication. I basically want FoxyProxy or ...
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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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If ssh connection fails using SOCKS then what? Automate switch to no proxy?

Right now I am using plink in a batch routine that reconnects to my SSH server if I loose connection. I use my plink connection & socks proxy (firefox) to forward all my browser traffic. Works ...
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How to route traffic from one subnet through a specific SOCKS proxy in other subnet?

Here is my network map: Internet | | Router (192.168.1.1) | | (192.168.1.100) (wireless) MacBook ( mac os x / windows 7 / ubuntu. It ...
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Opaque SOCKS proxying?

There's this website I'm using which allows access based on your IP address, and my university's servers have access. Problem is, when I browse from one of the servers directly, I'm allowed access, ...
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how to limit a vpn software (spotflux) to certain programs and browsers?

I use windows 8 , spotflux vpn to use sites that are blocked by isp. What I need is to use spotflux only with my browsers - chrome and others, I don't want it to be for all my internet access, ...
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Detecting whether a proxy is HTTP or SOCKS

Based on the long search in net I came to know that SOCKS uses a handshake protocol to inform the proxy software about the connection that the client is trying to make, and then acts as transparently ...
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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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How do I continue accessing Facebook (or other TOR-blocked websites) with TOR? Other options? [closed]

I use facebook daily. Today, every TOR exit server I try is blocked, regardless of the country. In the years I've used TOR this way, I've never seen any TOR exit server blocked. Facebook says: ...
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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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Web browsing through SSH tunnel gets stuck/clogged

I use tools like Tunnelier to log into my home Tomato router through SSH, and then use it as a proxy for web browsing, tunnel for Remote Desktop/VNC, etc. Most days it works great, but some days ...
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How to route all traffic via a local SSH SOCKS proxy on iOS?

Note: although iOS is technically for "cell phones" which aren't permitted on SU, this questions seems is technical and not about regular usage, that I consider it computer software. I'd like to have ...
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Proxy inside SOCKS 5 proxy

There's a secure LAN with a computer in it. This computer is configured with automatic proxy settings. A .pac file is used for this. With this automatic proxy configuration the computer can reach all ...
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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Mac sandboxed application can't access SOCKS5 proxy

OS version: OS X 10.8.2 PAC file path: http://localhost/proxy.pac Target applications: Safari, Tweetbot Example rule in .pac: if (shExpMatch(url, '*domain.com*')) return 'SOCKS5 127.0.0.1:8080'; In ...
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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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Route traffic selectively through OpenVPN as a SOCKS proxy

Is it possible to convert OpenVPN traffic into a SOCKS proxy locally, so that applications can use the VPN only when needed by connecting to the SOCKS proxy? I'm aiming for something like Underleech ...
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Sharing transparently proxied Internet connection with PS3

I am trying to play a Japanese karaoke game on a PS3 but the latency is just horrendous and downloading songs takes forever. One recommendation I got was to turn my laptop into a SOCKS proxy by ...
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SOCKS OS X configuration

This is mostly a question about what effect does the following option have upon all applications that open TCP/UPD ports: If I set up a SOCKS proxy using System Preferences -> Network -> Advanced -> ...
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proxy servers with ips from various other countries

I am trying to setup a proxy server for a few members of my team. I want to give it to them through my VPS server, what I want to know is I want to give at least 30 IPs from different country then ...
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Reliable and legitimate (legal) proxies to rent? [closed]

I'm looking to purchase access to a single SOCKS4/5 proxy server. I wish to have an origin USA IP address while I travel. I prefer to use a legitimate service, however when I google for this I see a ...
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How do I check if a process (Firefox) has quit?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, with all updates installed. I made a simple shell script that starts a SOCKS5 tunnel and launches Firefox (with correct network proxy settings) to use the tunnel. How ...
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Apache issues with socks redirection

I have an issue with the socks configuration on my Fedora install and the LAMP environment. I applied the solution to my question ...
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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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Proxy HTTP traffic over SOCKS?

I used it once before but I can't remember what it was called. I need to tell my http app to connect to a site but I need to tunnel it through a proxy. Unfortunately the app doesn't support proxies. ...
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Setting a SOCKS Proxy for Metro Apps in Windows 8 Release Preview

I'm using Proxifier application to set a SOCKS proxy in my Windows 7. I have set several rules for it. For instance I have set a few domains to use a SOCKS proxy, some connections are direct, etc. ...
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Tunneling HTTPS traffic via a PUTTY/SSL tunnel with SOCKS

I have configured a SOCKS ssh tunnel to a remote proxy, and set my Firefox to use localhost:<port> as a SOCKS proxy. My intention is to tunnel outgoing HTTP/S connections from my machine via a ...
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chrome socks proxy through ssh forwarding timeouts

I'm attempting to forward all traffic through from Google Chrome through a SSH tunnel. When Firefox is configured to use the tunnel, it works. When chrome is launched with the proxy args appended, it ...
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Can I ping/send ICMP through TOR?

Is that possible? Does Tor use Application Layer SOCKS4/SOCKS5?