Sign up ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm trying to connect to a socks server using proxychains.
My ProxyList part of proxychains.conf is:

socks5      1080    MYUSER   MYPASS

When I try to use it; for example using this command:

proxychains wget -qO-

I'm getting this:

ProxyChains-3.1 (
|DNS-response|: is not exist

By disabling proxy_dns; it only prints version and doesn't connect at all:

ProxyChains-3.1 (  

Note: The command works without proxychains and the socks server is up and works with proxifier (Windows application).

What is the problem?


share|improve this question

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.