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I would like to use a socks5 proxy (with authentication) with some programs. I found proxychains. I installed this and added my proxyIP, port, user and password to /etc/proxychains.conf. A test like proxychains wget failed (timeout).

proxychains wget > ProxyChains-3.1 ( --2012-06-18 17:15:37-- Auflösen des Hostnamen »«...,,, ... Verbindungsaufbau zu||:80... |S-chain|--94.x.x.x:999--

The proxy works. I tested with proxyfire in winXP. What is the problem? Did I forget something? Do you know an alternative?

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Proxychains works for me. Are you sure you have the configuration correct? – Tim Jun 18 '12 at 19:29
An excerpt from your conf file should help us more. Remember to black out passwords. – Tim Jun 18 '12 at 19:29
my /etc/proxychains.conf: – blobb Jun 18 '12 at 23:02
The only difference I see between your setup and mine is I have the line proxy_dns uncommented. Unless you have a specific reason to have it disabled, give it a try with that line uncommented. – Tim Jun 19 '12 at 13:46
hm now i get a different error "|DNS-response|: is not exist" – blobb Jun 19 '12 at 14:45

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