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Can't run privoxy as non-privileged user

Here is what I did. I'm running the following commands as user, who is sudoer, on an Ubuntu 20.04. Installation I created a specific user. I want to run privoxy as this user. He isn't sudoer. sudo ...
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How to get rid of HTTPS with a proxy?

I am running a tiny private network that consists of a Linux server and some very old computers running very old operating systems like Windows 95 and DOS. The Linux server is running squid and ...
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How to block a page on privoxy

I want to know how I can block a whole website except for specific webpages of that website. e.g. block www.apple.com but still be able to access www.apple.com/itunes. I of course tried that (as was ...
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Proxchains through Tor not working as expected

I trying to do Proxychains with Privoxy and I want to connect this way: Me -> Tor -> HTTPS Proxy -> Web I wrote a Privoxy main config file look likes this: listen-address 0.0.0.0:8118 forward-...
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Chaining Privoxy and Shadowsocks… Privoxy actions (blocks) not working

I have privoxy as windows system proxy. privoxy config file is as follows: confdir . logdir . forward-socks5 / 127.0.0.1:39001 . listen-address 127.0.0.1:8118 show-on-task-bar 0 activity-animation 0 ...
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Tunnel Socks Proxy through Privoxy

I'm using Privoxy to tunnel a specified SOCKS5 Proxy through Privoxy. It works just fine. Is there any way to tunnel through multiple dynamic proxys just by setting up a single listening endpoint on ...
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Speeding Up Internet Access through OpenVPN/Privoxy

I have a server with blazing connection speed that I use as a VPN through OpenVPN. When I travel to a place with atrocious bandwidth, I often revert to using Opera Turbo and UC Browser to speed things ...
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Redirect all web traffic (including https) through proxy server

I would like to setup a filtering mechanism for certain websites I use, including the ones served over https. Privoxy provides this functionality, but only over http. I'm pretty comfortable around ...
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How to use Privoxy in conjunction with SOCKS proxy?

After configuring my browser to use SOCKS5 proxy Privoxy stopped working with the application. How can I fix the proxy chain? example settings: SOCKS host: 127.0.0.1 port: 8118
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privoxy as reverse proxy for Linux server

Im trying to set up privoxy as reverse proxy. I dont want to set up privoxy on each computer manualy but I want to set up it on server. I can't use transparent proxy as I need to block HTTPS too. So, ...
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Create log file of all systems that connect to SOCKS server

I want to keep track of all the systems that attempt to connect to the SOCKS server (With authentication). The server is SUSE 11 SP3
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Privoxy blocking by host pattern doesn't work when HTTPS is used

According to Privoxy documentation 4.15. How can Privoxy filter Secure (HTTPS) URLs? Since secure HTTP connections are encrypted SSL sessions between your browser and the secure site, and ...
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How to install Privoxy on Windows?

https://www.privoxy.org/user-manual/installation.html#INSTALLATION-PACK-WIN Just double-click the installer, which will guide you through the installation process. You will find the configuration ...
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Convert HTTP requests to Socks5 with squid3

I am new to Squid3. My question is duplicated with Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5. The difference is that I want to achieve it with Squid3, but I can not find any configuration in Squid3's ...
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How to access local resources over proxy

So I have a raspberry pi that is acting as a proxy server (privoxy) on my home network. I can access that Pi through Hamachi (I know it's not ideal, but it gets the jobs done well enough). However, I ...
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Privoxy templates and conditional logic

I'm reading through the Privoxy template documentation as well as reviewing the default template files and attempting to develop a custom header and footer that is included on all template pages ...
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How to block specific domains and urls using privoxy

I've set up privoxy on my router with OpenWRT. The proxy seems to work well as I am able to surf with my traffic going through it. I tried setting a minimal example of blocking with only one domain ...
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How to invoke Privoxy?

I have installed Privoxy on Windows 7 64-bit and by searching through it's docs I have found that i need to enter some command line arguments to install the Privoxy service. Now, where and how do I ...
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Privoxy filter to block YouTube ads [closed]

Is there any filter for Privoxy to block Youtube video ads? I've searched the whole web, but found nothing.
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Is there a way to block the Verizon tracking cookie using Privoxy?

I'm using Privoxy on a DD-WRT router to do ad blocking on my local network. Is there modification I can make to the Privoxy configuration to block the infamous Verizon tracking cookie?
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How do I permanently remove the MSR Privoxy?

So recently I got this "virus" from downloading something. This virus keeps on spamming ads and underlining text on a web page to cause you to click a link that will pop-up a new tab. It usually links ...
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Basic HTTP authentication proxy?

I'd like to configure my smartphone to use the web filter Privoxy application I left running on a Linux appliance at home, as an easy way to simplify web pages and rid them of ads missed by ...
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Privoxy: Disable “deanimate-gifs” filter

I'm using privoxy on a debian server and want to disable the privoxy filter deanimate-gifs. I found these instructions to disable it via the web-based toggle feature: Point web browser to http://...
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Tor browser only opens https URLS using it along privoxy

I've configured TOR with privoxy I think in a right way, I mean I've done the following things: If I enter in tor address bar config.privoxy.org I get that it's enabled. In manual configuration of ...
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how to use privoxy with http proxy as parent that requires authentication?

How can i forward http parent proxy using privoxy when parent proxy requires authentication. I had read something about headers but i have no idea how to add headers in privoxy config .
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Can I block social share buttons with Privoxy?

A great many pages have these "Like", "Tweet", "G+1", "share" row of buttons all over the place and in each post in threads. Can I block these unwanted context with Privoxy? I am already using ...
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tsocks using for terminal commands

Actually, I'm using LinuxMint and would like to configure tsocks to use tor proxy as some repositories are banned where I am !. I did a lot of changes in /etc/tor/torrc, /etc/privoxy/config and /etc/...
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How to connect Privoxy 3.0.21 with Chrome Version 30.0.1599.101 m?

I want to connect Google Chrome to Privoxy for the purpose of blocking ads. How can I do that? I found instructions describing Privoxy and Chrome connection online, but these all seem to apply to ...
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Privoxy causes problems with apt-get update

I recently got a strange problem with privoxy when using apt-get (or aptitude) to fetch new package lists. This is especially strange since it worked fine for several months... I'm running Ubuntu 13....
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Privoxy: forward & config.privoxy.org

Privoxy allows forwarding requests though a remote proxy server using the configuration directive: forward / remote_proxy_ip:remote_port My problem is that requests to the local privoxy ...
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How do I add a page to block in privoxy?

I was having trouble finding the answer on youtube, google, or privoxy.org Most tutorials end at getting privoxy installed and set up. So I have everything installed and set up. Now I want to block ...
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How do I use Privoxy to replace images in the browsed pages?

I am going to try upside-down-ternet using privoxy on my proxy server. My question is, how do I implement this on privoxy? My goal is to replace all ads with an image of my choice.
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How to run Privoxy from command line on Windows?

Privoxy won't start from command line (BATch file). Config file is specified. D:\app\net\Privoxy_latest\privoxy.exe D:\app\net\Privoxy_latest\config.txt Ending with: Fatal error: can't load ...
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Is there a way to configure Privoxy to allow FTP?

I just read this, and much to my dismay, it suggests that Privoxy simply does not support FTP connections. However, it was posted four years ago, so perhaps there is a workaround, nowadays? Any ...
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Setting up ad blocking on the router?

Is it possible to block or remove ads (graphical as well as textual like Google text ads) on the level of the router? I have a Cisco Linksys WRT54GL with Tomato Firmware v1.28.1816. Basically I want ...
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How to install Privoxy on Centos 6

What is the procedure to install Privoxy on a Centos machine?I have tried yum install privoxy, however, I get No package privoxy available. I am unsure if I am supposed to add any additional repos or ...
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Privoxy https/socks5 proxy + Authentication

I have bought a paid https proxy to be able to surf the web securely... the proxy needs authentication and I can use it on windows 7 using Proxifier ( www.proxifier.com ) but in Linux there is no ...
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How to reload a request via cache in squid if URL is blocked?

I have a simple and pretty basic squid3 configurations in my home server. I use it in combination with Tor and Privoxy. I have defined privoxy as cache_peer in squid configuration and an access list ...
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Web proxy to rewrite outbound URLs?

I use Privoxy on my Windows host to filter incoming web pages, but I now need to perform a URL rewrite on outgoing queries as well. I asked in the mailing list but no reply so far, so I wanted to ...
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How do I delete a header with Privoxy?

How do I delete a header with Privoxy? I know of the add-header action, but how do I do the opposite?
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Privoxy Allow IP Address Based on Dynamic DNS

I want to use Privoxy hosted on my VPS as an HTTP proxy for when I will be travelling to China. However, I don't want just anyone to be able to use it. I google'd around, and it doesn't look like ...
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How I get Opera correctly working with Privoxy?

I use Privoxy and recently switched back to Opera as browser. Anything is fine, but one thing is annoying: Everytime I start the computer I have to restart privoxy (sudo /etc/init.d/privoxy restart) ...
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Privoxy causes problem for iPod Touch Youtube App

Whenever I use my iPod Touch G4 (iOS 4.1) at home, I cannot play Youtube videos using the Youtube app. The lists of videos shows correctly, but when I tap to play a video and the video toolbar shows ...
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can't get this basic privoxy filter to work

I am new to privoxy, I set it up, and added some filters, testing it, just to get a letter to change s/a/g/g s@a@f@g s/a//ig but the letter 'a' remained on web pages.