Virtual Private Network (VPN)

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How To

ssh -D 12345 bc
chromium-browser --proxy-server="socks://localhost:12345" --host-resolver-rules="MAP * ~NOTFOUND , EXCLUDE localhost"

Verify that it's working:



GPG over SOCKS Proxy[edit]

o as a pointer to others with a recent gpg version and linked against
curl (with Debian or Ubuntu package gnupg-curl) - this should be safe
for use with Tor:

gpg --keyserver-options http-proxy=socks5-hostname://
--search jacob at

I haven't yet found a machine where it worked but in theory it should
work and not leak DNS.

I'd still think a patch to set --socks-proxy= would be
useful as we could ensure SOCKS is actually in use or able to be used at

try tsocks, proxychains?

sudo -H gedit /etc/profile.d/

export http_proxy=http://username:password@proxyhost:port/ 
export ftp_proxy=http://username:password@proxyhost:port/
export telnet_proxy=http://username:password@proxyhost:port/